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Larsen visits new Maritime Institute at Port of Everett

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EVERETT—Representative Rick Larsen (WA-02) on Thursday, May 30, visited the Maritime Institute, which celebrated its grand opening at the Port of Everett last week. The Maritime Institute offers a variety of Coast Guard-certified courses, including firefighting, celestial and electronic navigation, and training for roles like able seafarer or steersman. Their 4-week “Mariner Bootcamp” offers basic […]

Maritime Institute opens new campus at Port of Everett on National Maritime Day

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EVERETT—Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin and the Port of Everett on Thursday, May 22, celebrated the grand opening of Maritime Institute at the Port’s Waterfront Place—the company’s first campus in Washington state. A ribbon-cutting ceremony featured remarks from Port of Everett and City of Everett leadership, and Maritime Institute’s CEO Dave Abrams; followed by an open […]

Port of Everett discuss boundary enlargement in EASC coffee chat

EVERETT, Wash., April 9, 2024—Port of Everett CEO Lisa Lefeber joined Wendy Poischbeg, Interim President and CEO of Economic Alliance Snohomish County, for a Coffee Chat on April 9 to discuss an August ballot measure to expand the existing boundary of the port district. In a historic action on Dec. 19, 2023, the Port of […]

Public invited to virtual meeting on Port Boundary ballot measure

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EVERETT—Economic Alliance Snohomish County (EASC) is hosting a virtual event on April 9, 2024, featuring a discussion with the Port of Everett on a historic ballot measure to expand the Port boundary.  The Port of Everett currently covers most of Everett, parts of Mukilteo, and areas in unincorporated Snohomish County near Marysville, totaling around 110,000 […]

Port of Everett inks new lease with Fincantieri Marine Repair for US Navy Support

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EVERETT—Fincantieri Marine Repair (FMR), a subsidiary of one of the world’s largest shipbuilding companies, is expanding its presence to the Port of Everett this spring, marking its first location in Washington state to support U.S. Navy assets. On March 12, the Port of Everett Commission unanimously approved a new one-year lease to establish an FMR […]

County approves ballot measure to expand Port of Everett boundary

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EVERETT—On March 12, 2024, the Snohomish County Council unanimously approved a motion to place the petition by the Port of Everett for boundary enlargement on the August 2024 primary ballot. Council action follows a historic first by the Port of Everett Commission, which on December 19, 2023, unanimously passed Resolution No. 1220 directing Port staff […]

Port of Everett presents expansion to County Council for ballot approval

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EVERETT—Port of Everett CEO & Executive Director Lisa Lefeber gave a presentation on expanding its boundaries to the Snohomish County Council during their legislative session on January 24. The Council is expected to vote on moving the ballot measure forward in mid-February. The port’s decision is influenced by public outreach conducted in 2018 and 2019. […]

Inslee visits Port of Everett, discusses electrifying WA’s maritime industry

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EVERETT—Washington State Governor Jay Inslee visited the Port of Everett’s Pier 3, Wednesday, January 17, where officials are electrifying key infrastructure to reduce carbon pollution and improve overall air quality at the working waterfront. The port recently received a $5 million investment from the Climate Commitment Act funds to electrify its Pier 3 to serve […]

Voters may decide in August to allow Port of Everett boundary expansion

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EVERETT—In a historic action, the Port of Everett Commission on Tuesday unanimously passed Resolution No. 1220, directing Port staff to submit a proposition to expand the existing boundary of the Port District to the Snohomish County Council for voter consideration. This is the first resolution of its kind in 205 years since the citizens voted to […]

Port of Everett discusses expansion, seeks community feedback

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., November 16, 2023—Economic Alliance of Snohomish County held a Coffee Chat Tuesday, November 7, welcoming the Port of Everett as guests for an informative virtual conversation on the topic of port boundary expansion. The purpose of the chat was to discuss the Port potentially “exploring beyond its boundaries,” as Lisa Lefeber, Port […]

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