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Funding Opportunities

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United States Marine Highway Grants

Due: April 28, 2023

Funds for FY 2023 USMHP grants will be awarded on a competitive basis to assist in funding eligible projects for the purpose of developing, expanding, or promoting marine highway transportation. This notice announces the availability of up to $12,423,000 million in funding for grants under this program and establishes selection criteria and application requirements.

Port Infrastructure Development Program

DUE: April 28, 2023

PIDP grants support efforts by ports and industry stakeholders to improve port and related freight infrastructure to meet the nation’s freight transportation needs and ensure our port infrastructure can meet anticipated growth in freight volumes. The PIDP provides funding to ports in both urban and rural areas for planning and capital projects. It also includes a statutory set-aside for small ports to continue to improve and expand their capacity to move freight reliably and efficiently and support local and regional economies.

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Maritime Careers

Marine Terminal Business Development Manager

The Marine Terminal Business Development Manager will promote port operations to maintain and generate revenue for the Port of Bellingham by attracting new customers and businesses to the Bellingham Shipping Terminals…

On-Call Deckhands

Washington State Ferries is hiring deckhands to support their nearly 24 million passengers a year. Deckhands are hired “on-call”, which means there is no set schedule or minimum guaranteed hours. However, there may be opportunities to work an average of 32-40 hours per week…

Various Position Openings

The Port of Everett is hiring for several positions including a Seasonal Maintenance Assistant, Associate Project Engineer, Director of Trade Development, Security, Human Resources Administrator and more.

Spill Responder

The Spill Prevention, Preparedness, and Response program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Spill Responder (Environmental Specialist 3) (In-Training) position…

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.