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A vessel named the Agios Nikolas receives a load of red wheat as it stops at United Grain Corporation on the Port of Vancouver campus on its way to Vietnam. The Port is developing a Climate Action Plan aimed at reducing its greenhouse gas emissions.

Port of Vancouver study to underpin overall climate action plan

A vessel named the Agios Nikolas receives a load of red wheat as it stops at United Grain Corporation on the Port of Vancouver campus on its way to Vietnam. The Port is developing a Climate Action Plan aimed at reducing its greenhouse gas emissions.

March 20, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Business

The Port of Vancouver is conducting an inventory of its 2019 greenhouse gas emissions, which will be used as the basis to develop a Climate Action Plan in the next few months. It’s the first full-scale inventory the port has undertaken in more than a decade, and the resulting plan… Read story

Katie Odem, marketing communications manager for the Port of Vancouver, looks over wind turbine towers that are currently being stored at the port and are waiting to be shipped out by truck. A record-breaking year of wind component imports helped the port during an otherwise challenging 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Port of Vancouver blows past record

Katie Odem, marketing communications manager for the Port of Vancouver, looks over wind turbine towers that are currently being stored at the port and are waiting to be shipped out by truck. A record-breaking year of wind component imports helped the port during an otherwise challenging 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 15, 2021, 6:00am Business

Fewer ships docked, fewer trains rolled through and some of the biggest regular import and export commodities hit significant speed bumps during the pandemic. Read story

FRUIT VALLEY: The USNS Fisher, a 951-foot-long Military Sealife Command vessel, arrived at the Port of Vancouver on Dec.

Ship docks at Port of Vancouver for nine-month stay

FRUIT VALLEY: The USNS Fisher, a 951-foot-long Military Sealife Command vessel, arrived at the Port of Vancouver on Dec.

December 26, 2020, 6:00am Community

FRUIT VALLEY — Military Sealife Command vessel USNS Fisher arrived at the Port of Vancouver on Dec. 12, marking the first day of an approximately nine-month stay. Read story

The Fort Vancouver Seafarers Center isn't able to host its annual Christmas party for ship crews this year, so instead the volunteers are aiming to deliver 1,100 gift bags.

Fort Vancouver Seafarers Center adapts to distribute Christmas gift bags

The Fort Vancouver Seafarers Center isn't able to host its annual Christmas party for ship crews this year, so instead the volunteers are aiming to deliver 1,100 gift bags.

December 26, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Crewing a cargo ship is an isolating experience in the best of times, let alone nine months into a pandemic. That’s why it’s more important than ever to make sure the world’s seafarers aren’t forgotten during the holiday season, says Kent Williams, executive director of the Fort Vancouver Seafarers Center. Read story

Port of Vancouver approves 2021 budget

December 3, 2020, 6:02am Business

The Port of Vancouver commission unanimously approved its 2021 operating budget during its regular meeting last week. Read story

Custom apparel firm leases space at Port of Vancouver

November 12, 2020, 6:02am Business

The Port of Vancouver has approved a five-year lease with Washougal-based Printforia Inc., a custom clothing provider that uses inkjet technology to print on cotton fabric. Read story

Construction is underway at Block D of the Port of Vancouver's Terminal 1, the future site of an AC Hotel by Marriott. The project comes from Vancouver-based Vesta Hospitality.

Activity times 2 kick-starts Port of Vancouver’s Terminal 1 development

Construction is underway at Block D of the Port of Vancouver's Terminal 1, the future site of an AC Hotel by Marriott. The project comes from Vancouver-based Vesta Hospitality.

October 9, 2020, 6:04am Business

The Port of Vancouver’s Terminal 1 redevelopment site has come to life as crews have embarked on two projects that will mark the start of the former port terminal’s planned transformation into a business and community hub. Read story

A ship carrying wind turbine parts is unloaded at the Port of Vancouver in July. The coronavirus pandemic has hit seafarers hard, with up to a quarter of the worldwide work force marooned.

Coalition rallies support for cargo ship workers stranded at sea

A ship carrying wind turbine parts is unloaded at the Port of Vancouver in July. The coronavirus pandemic has hit seafarers hard, with up to a quarter of the worldwide work force marooned.

September 15, 2020, 8:14pm Clark County Business

Local labor leaders and activists joined a virtual press conference Tuesday evening hosted by the Pacific Coast Coalition for Seafarers, aimed at rallying support for cargo ship workers. Read story

The United Grain office at the Port of Vancouver.

United Grain halts operations due to COVID-19 cases

The United Grain office at the Port of Vancouver.

June 29, 2020, 5:08pm Business

Vancouver-based United Grain Corporation has suspended operations at its grain export terminal at the Port of Vancouver after two of its on-site staff tested positive for COVID-19, the company announced Monday. Read story

Workers unload wind blades bound for Canada from the MV Star Kilimanjaro at the Port of Vancouver on Monday morning. The ship departed China on April 13 and held 27 blades for nine wind turbines.

Port of Vancouver handles exceptional wind blades bound for Canada

Workers unload wind blades bound for Canada from the MV Star Kilimanjaro at the Port of Vancouver on Monday morning. The ship departed China on April 13 and held 27 blades for nine wind turbines.

May 4, 2020, 6:53pm Business

A set of 220-foot-long wind turbine blades arrived at the Port of Vancouver from China over the weekend as part a shipment bound for a wind farm in Canada. Read story