Posts Tagged ‘Seattle’

Stephanie Jones Stebbins named Managing Director, Port of Seattle Maritime Division

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Stephanie Jones Stebbins has been named the new Managing Director, Maritime Division at the Port of Seattle. Jones Stebbins will be responsible for directing the strategic and daily operations of Cruise Operations, Fishing and Commercial Operations, Recreational Marinas, Marine Maintenance, and Industrial Properties. (more…)

Coast Guard Foundation Honors Holland America Group Chief Executive Officer Stein Kruse

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

During the Coast Guard Foundation’s Pacific Northwest Awards in Seattle Sept. 13, 2017, Stein Kruse, Group Chief Executive Officer Holland America Group and Carnival U.K., was recognized for his commitment to the organization. (more…)

Port of Seattle surprises its one-millionth cruise passenger with impromptu celebration

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Two cruisers on Holland America Line’s ms Eurodam found themselves at the center of an impromptu party this Saturday as the Port of Seattle celebrated its one-millionth passenger to pass through Seattle’s cruise terminals during the 2017 season. (more…)

Port of Seattle Commissioners Move Forward on Search for New Executive Director

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

The port of SeattleThe Port of Seattle Commission officially opened its search for an Executive Director to applicants by posting a job description and announcing the results of an extensive outreach effort seeking input about the critical qualities and attributes for the next Port leader.

Port of Seattle and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings open renovated cruise terminal at Pier 66

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

The Port of Seattle and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) showcased the new Bell Street Cruise Terminal at the Port’s Pier 66 building in a grand celebration today, May 23. (more…)

Port of Seattle kicks off its biggest cruise season ever in 2017

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

The Sapphire Princess at SeattleThe Port of Seattle kicks off its biggest cruise season yet with over one million revenue passengers on 218 vessels, making Seattle the biggest cruise port on the West Coast. (more…)

Holland America Line Receives Seventh Consecutive Green Gateway Award from Port of Seattle for Environmental Stewardship

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

It’s lucky sevens for Holland America Line this Earth Day (April 20). The Port of Seattle presented Seattle’s Hometown Cruise Line with its seventh consecutive Green Gateway Award.

Port of Seattle launches free airport luggage service

Friday, April 21st, 2017

Cruise passengers arriving at the Port of Seattle this summer will be able to check their luggage through to the airport and receive an airline boarding pass before disembarkation. (travelweekly.com)

Holland America Line Renews Partnership with Seattle Mariners Through community-based Programs

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Holland America Line announces the renewal of its partnership with the Seattle Mariners through the 2018 season. (more…)

Carnival Corporation Expands Global Fleet Operations Centers, A First in Commercial Maritime Industry

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, announced today that it is expanding the commercial maritime industry’s first and most technologically advanced Fleet Operations Centers with the opening of a new facility in Seattle.

Hands-On Approach for Projected Record Cruise Season in Seattle

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

The Norwegian Bliss at Seattle (Artist impression courtesy NCL)The Port of Seattle is projecting more than a million passengers this year, following an all-time record last year with 203 calls and 983,539 passengers, Michael McLaughlin, director of cruise and maritime operations, told Cruise Industry News.

Port of Seattle, Norwegian Cruise Line announce biggest season, largest vessel

Friday, October 14th, 2016

The Norwegian Bliss at Seattle (Artist impression courtesy NCL)The Port of Seattle and Norwegian Cruise Line made two major announcements today, the Norwegian Bliss, the newest ship in the Norwegian fleet, will homeport in Seattle beginning in 2018 and the Port of Seattle will have its biggest cruise year ever in 2017, expecting over one million revenue passengers through its cruise terminals. (more…)

Port of Seattle wins ‘Best North American Homeport – 2016’ from Cruise Critic

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

The Sapphire Princess at Seattle“It is an honor to be recognized by Cruise Critic for our cruise terminals,” said Commission President John Creighton. “We’ve made targeted investments over the years to ensure cruise passengers have a great experience while visiting Seattle.”

Holland America Line Hosts Fundraiser and Survivor Luncheon for Komen Puget Sound

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

Holland America Line hosted a fundraiser luncheon and survivor celebration for the Puget Sound affiliate of Susan G. Komen Puget Sound on September 10 onboard ms Westerdam at the Port of Seattle. (travelagentcentral.com)

Hurtigruten Opens Its New U.S. Headquarters in Seattle, WA

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

The world leader in exploration travel, Hurtigruten, is opening its new U.S. headquarters in Seattle, WA on September 29th. The opening of the offices comes at a time when Hurtigruten is significantly growing its presence within the competitive adventure and expedition travel space in the U.S. market. (more…)

Holland America Line’s 45-Foot Ship Float ‘Cruises’ Through Downtown Seattle

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

On Saturday, July 30, 2016, spectators at the Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade in downtown Seattle watched Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam cruising down the street.

Carnival Corporation Receives Green Gateway Environmental Excellence Awards

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

The Sapphire Princess at SeattleCarnival Corporation & plc, was well represented last month at the sixth annual Port of Seattle Green Gateway Awards, with three of its cruise line brands being recognized for environmental excellence. (more…)

Nieuw Amsterdam arrival kicks off the Seattle biggest cruise season yet

Friday, April 29th, 2016

The Amsterdam at Seattle - Holland America LineThe Port of Seattle begins the 2016 cruise season welcoming the first ship call, Holland America Cruise Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam. Larger vessels and more cruises will make this the biggest cruise season ever with nearly one million revenue passengers. (more…)

Carnival Cruise Line Receives Awards From Port of Seattle

Saturday, April 16th, 2016

Carnival Cruise Line is the first recipient of Port of Seattle’s inaugural Program Innovator Award and also received the port’s Green Gateway Partners Award, honoring the cruise line’s commitment to environmental stewardship. (more…)

Port of Seattle seeks applicants for tourism dollars

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

The Port of Seattle has a new $50,000 program to support tourism development across Washington state by jointly promoting use of Port facilities via a new Co-operative Tourism Promotion Program. (more…)

Seattle Launches Co-Op Tourism Promotional Program

Friday, February 19th, 2016

The Amsterdam at Seattle - Holland America LineThe Port of Seattle is launching a cooperative tourism promotion program to attract visitors to the state. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

One million cruise ship passengers will head to Alaska from Seattle this year

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

The Sapphire Princess at SeattleWith cruise ship season shifting into high gear in a few short months in Seattle, this year is shaping up to be the biggest ever. The Port of Seattle predicts about a million passengers will head to Alaska from Seattle. (bizjournals.com)

Port of Seattle welcomes new commissioner, charts new course for 2016

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

The Sapphire Princess at SeattleThe Port of Seattle welcomed its newest commissioner, Fred Felleman, as he took the oath of office along with reelected Commissioner Courtney Gregoire at today’s Commission meeting (12 Dec.). (more…)

Seattle Gives Final SEPA Notice on Pier 66 Improvements

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

The Port of Seattle has announced that it has completed an environmental analysis, including review of pertinent and available environmental information and preparation of an environmental checklist for the proposed Pier 66 Cruise Terminal interior improvements project. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Holland America, Seabourn and Princess Staff: Charitable Contributions in Seattle

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Employees at the Seattle offices of Holland America Line, Seabourn and Princess Cruises donated their time and money to fight hunger and provide a happy holiday to struggling families throughout Washington state. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Holland America Line Wraps Up Successful Year of Seattle Giving

Friday, November 13th, 2015

The Amsterdam at Seattle - Holland America LineEach year in its headquarters city of Seattle, Washington, Holland America Line contributes to many local non-profit organizations through sponsorships, board participation and employee volunteerism. (more…)

Seattle Prepares for Pier 66 Terminal Improvement Project

Friday, November 6th, 2015

The Amsterdam at Seattle - Holland America LineThe Port of Seattle has announced that it has completed an environmental analysis, including review of pertinent and available environmental information and preparation of a State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) checklist for the proposed Pier 66 Cruise Terminal Interior Improvements Project. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Port of Seattle. Lindsay Pulsifer named Managing Director, Maritime Division

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Sapphire Princess in SeattleLindsay Pulsifer, selected as the Interim Maritime Division Managing Director back in August, has been confirmed as Managing Director of the Maritime Division in a full-time capacity by CEO Fick. (more…)

Holland America Line Hosts Luncheon for Seattle Theatre Group on Board ms Westerdam

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Holland America Line hosted a subscriber appreciation luncheon for the Seattle Theatre Group aboard ms Westerdam Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at the Port of Seattle. (more…)

Holland America’s Amsterdam Hosts Seattle Men’s and Women’s Choruses Director’s Circle Summer Luncheon

Friday, August 21st, 2015

Holland America Line hosted the annual Director’s Circle Summer Luncheon for the Seattle Men’s and Women’s choruses aboard ms Amsterdam Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, at the Port of Seattle. (more…)

Port of Seattle signs historic lease with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

The Port of Seattle signed a historic 15-year lease today with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NASDAQ: NCLH) parent company of Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. (more…)

Search for missing cruise ship passenger suspended

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

The Coast Guard has suspended the active search for a passenger reported missing from a Holland America cruise ship. (king5.com)