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Larsen visits new Maritime Institute at Port of Everett

Maritime Institute everett

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

Maritime Institute

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 […]

County approves ballot measure to expand Port of Everett boundary

Port Everett boundary

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

Port Everett

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

Port Everett electrifying

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 […]

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