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Helping you achieve your maritime goals with real-time, operational data and organizational support services.

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Years in the Making

Welcome to the Marine Exchange Of Puget Sound

As a membership-based, nonprofit organization founded in 1980, we strive to strengthen the maritime transportation community while promoting safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible operations. Using 24/7 vessel tracking technology we provide real-time operational data and comprehensive communications services to our members, while also lifting administrative burdens through various organizational support services.


Our membership consists of Puget Sound-based steamship agents & operators, ship chandlers, port authorities, tugboat operators, and state & federal agencies, alongside several maritime industry support businesses. We are continuously working to improve and grow our operations so we can better serve the essential maritime community.


Our Services

Our vessel monitoring service remains the backbone of our organization monitoring over 7,000 movements a year through 64 different data fields, but we also provide day-to-day support services ranging from after-hours phone answering to full-scale financial management.


For maritime industry organizations without administrative staff, or those needing more help, the Exchange provides services including invoicing, accounting, meeting coordination, membership list maintenance and more.

Vessel Tracking

Maintaining seven AIS data towers, we collect data on 64 different fields every minute. We use this information to track vessels of all types through arrivals, departures, anchor-to-birth shifts, port-to-port movement, and more.

Hull Scrubber Member Discount

One of our newest members, the Hull Scrubber Corporation, is offering a 20% discount on their services to fellow Marine Exchange members. This special discount is for all of our members old & new for Hull Scrubbers ROV hull cleaning services in the state of WA. Take advantage of this offer by filling out the form at the bottom of their website and letting them know you are a MXPS member.

Restrictions may apply.

Recent E-Books

The Pacific Northwest Ports Handbook

The Pacific Northwest Ports Handbook

A guide highlighting many people and organizations driving the region with features of just a few services impacting the greater Seattle area daily. 

The Greater Seattle Seaport and Airport Resources Guide

The Greater Seattle Seaport and Airport Resources Guide

The most comprehensive information resource on the maritime trade and transportation industry in the Pacific Northwest. 

Marine Exchange of Puget Sound

U.S. Coast Guard Ports & Waterways Safety Assessment

The published report from the U.S Coast Guard Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment of 2017.

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