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

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.




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Port of Seattle launches free airport luggage service

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)




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

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.




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Hands-On Approach for Projected Record Cruise Season in Seattle

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.




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

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.




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

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.




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Nieuw Amsterdam arrival kicks off the Seattle biggest cruise season yet

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.




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Port of Seattle seeks applicants for tourism dollars

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.




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Seattle Gives Final SEPA Notice on Pier 66 Improvements

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)




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