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Plans to build another Seattle cruise ship terminal met with protesters

Activists protest Seattle cruise terminal expansion (Kiro 7)

Protesters dressed as polar bears and dolphins and holding up orca signs gathered outside a cruise company convention in Pioneer Square on Wednesday. They’re protesting a new terminal that will allow more and bigger cruise ships to access Seattle. Terminal 46, mostly used now for cargo, stretches along the waterfront from Pioneer Square to the Stadium District, taking up 86.5 acres of land. (kiro7.com)

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Port of Seattle – Cruise terminals spark clean energy projects

Port of Seattle – Cruise terminals spark clean energy projects

When the Port of Seattle kicked off plans to develop a new cruise ship facility on the Seattle waterfront, it was faced with a challenge. Port leaders knew from more than a decade of experience at Terminal 91 that connecting docked cruise ships to clean, landside electrical power while they un-load and re-load the ship helps protect air quality and reduce harmful emissions. (crosscut.com)

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Milestones in Seattle Cruise History

The port of SeattleSo much can happen in 20 years. Kids grow up and graduate from college. Seattle morphs into a world-class city. And a few sporadic cruise ships evolve into an industry that helps drive the economy of our region. (more…)

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Port of Seattle expects another record cruise season for 2019 (Video)

Port of Seattle expects another record cruise season for 2019 (kiro7.com)

May 4, 2019, officially marks the start of cruise season and the majestic Norwegian Joy is leaving Seattle for its inaugural voyage to Alaska from Pier 66. The Port of Seattle expects a record 1.2 million cruise passengers to come through in 2019. (kiro7.com)

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Seattle: Port Seeks Partnership for New Cruise Facility at Terminal 4

The port of SeattleCommission took steps toward securing a partner to develop and operate a new, single berth cruise facility at Terminal 46 by issuing a Request for Qualifications (RFQ). Commissioners also adopted principles to ensure that a growing cruise business increases local economic benefit and maintains the Port’s leadership as the most environmentally progressive cruise homeport in North America. (more…)

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