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Maritime Calendar

Marine Exchange Monthly Newsletter

Our concise, bi-monthly newsletter delivers important information regarding maritime happenings, job openings, events, and more straight to your inbox. Fill out the form to subscribe, or click below to browse our current and past newsletters.

Maritime Careers

Dock Superintendent II

Port of Everett

“The Dock Superintendent II is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the marine terminals, including the movement of cargo to/from the terminals and supervising the work of the Longshore personnel associated with the cargo movement. This position will also support billing and customer interface support…”

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Engineering Specialist

Washington Department of Ecology

“Washington has adopted ground-breaking legislation to address climate change by sharply reducing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions and achieving carbon neutrality. Do you care passionately about climate change? Are you seeking a challenging…”

Chief Mate Ocean Towing


“The primary responsibility of this position is assisting the captain with towing, docking, and unloading of barge and other vessels, from port to port. Other duties include steering, operating, pushing, and pulling of barges as directed by the captain to its perspective destinations and/or berths. Mate is responsible for the safety…”

Director of Operations

Washington Department of Transportation – Cascadia High Speed Rail & I-5

“WSDOT is currently seeking a Director of Operation for the Cascadia High-Speed Rail and I-5 Program in Seattle, WA. The Urban Mobility, Access, & Megaprograms (UMAM) mission is to push the envelope, build partnerships and steward investment to plan, finance, design, construct, and operate…”

Protecting Whales in Puget Sound: Quiet Sound's Voluntary Ship Slowdown Program

Starting as early as October 1, 2023, the Quiet Sound Program launches its annual voluntary ship slowdown in Admiralty Inlet and North Puget Sound, lasting until January 12, 2024. Vessels are asked to reduce speed (15.5 knots for vehicle carriers/ cruise ships/ container vessels and 11.0 knots for bulkers/ tankers) and turn off ultrasonic hull antifouling systems to protect endangered Southern Resident killer whales. Last year, this effort reduced underwater noise by 45% in this critical habitat.

Vessel traffic information and data provided by the Marine Exchange of Puget Sound

Recent E-Books

The Pacific Northwest Ports Handbook

The Pacific Northwest Ports Handbook 2023

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

Washington Maritime Economic Impact Study 2022

The newest impact study highlighting a variety of industry sectors, their critical roles, and how they impact Washington’s economy. 

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.