In Whatcom County, the presence of the Port of Bellingham is known mostly through commonly used properties such as the Bellingham International Airport, the Bellingham Cruise Terminal in Fairhaven and Squalicum Harbor.

The mission of the Port of Bellingham is to, “fulfill the essential transportation and economic development needs of the region while providing leadership in maintaining greater Whatcom County’s overall economic vitality through the development of comprehensive facilities, programs and services.”  The Port of Bellingham works hard to create opportunities for local businesses as well as attract new businesses to our county.

To learn more about how the Port of Bellingham is committed to creating opportunities for Whatcom County, visit portofbellingham.com or call 360-676-2500.

Port of Bellingham

Itek Construction Update

Submitted by: The Port of Bellingham Major construction activity is nearly complete on Itek Energy’s new 48,000-square-foot solar panel manufacturing plant on Bellingham’s downtown waterfront....
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New Activity at the Bellingham Shipping Terminal

Submitted by: The Port of Bellingham The Bellingham Shipping Terminal is set to receive its first regular cargo shipment in over 17 years. The 590-foot...

Bellingham Airport Conducts Emergency Response Drill

Submitted by: The Port of Bellingham The Port of Bellingham and community partners will conduct a full-scale airport emergency response exercise at Bellingham International Airport...

Bellingham Shipping Terminal Roof Improvements Complete

Submitted by: The Port of Bellingham The Port has completed a $500,000 project to replace the 45,786 square foot roof on Warehouse 2 at the...
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Port of Bellingham Earns Clean Audit from State

Submitted by: Port of Bellingham The Port is pleased to announce it has received a clean audit from the Washington State Auditor’s Office. The State...
Whatcom County’s largest Independence Day fireworks

Come See Whatcom County’s Largest Independence Day Fireworks Display!

Submitted by: The Port of Bellingham The Port of Bellingham is inviting the community to view Whatcom County’s largest Independence Day fireworks display from the former...

All American Marine’s New 57,000 Square Foot Boat Manufacturing Facility Underscores the Resurgence of...

Submitted by: Port of Bellingham The hull of a 125-foot, three-deck tour boat was towed across Bellingham Bay today, where its builder, All American Marine,...

Blaine Harbor’s Community Presence

With deeply-rooted ties to the commercial fishing industry, Blaine Harbor sees commercial fishing vessels as an important part of the waterfront. Today, a smaller fleet...
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Port Commissioners Invite Community to April Sessions of Coffee with a Commissioner

Submitted by: Port of Bellingham What do you think should be the focus of the Port of Bellingham? Do you have questions or concerns you’d...
Bellingham Shipping Terminal

Port Seeks Public Input on its Recreation, Conservation and Open Space Plan

Submitted by: The Port of Bellingham The Port recently launched a project to update its Recreation, Conservation and Open Space (RCO) Plan. The RCO Plan...
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Waterfront District Update from Rob Fix, Port Executive Director

Submitted by: The Port of Bellingham It is an exciting time to be involved with our Downtown Waterfront redevelopment. The Port has recently completed several...
Bellingham International Airport

WTA and Port of Bellingham Offer “Ride-Shuttle-Fly” Service to Bellingham International Airport

Submitted by: Whatcom Transportation Authority Whatcom Transportation Authority (WTA) and the Port of Bellingham (POB) are working together to bring transit service to Bellingham International...

Record Your Voice to Win the Port of Bellingham’s Voice of the Airport Contest

Submitted by Port of Bellingham Want to hear your voice every time you step inside the Bellingham International Airport? Put your recording skills to work...
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Port of Bellingham’s Small Cities Economic Development Program Improves Whatcom County

Submitted by: Port of Bellingham The Port Commission has authorized $65,000 in cost sharing funds to support economic development projects in Blaine, Lynden, Ferndale and...

Port of Bellingham – Bringing Business to Bellingham

The mission of the Port of Bellingham is to, “fulfill the essential transportation and economic development needs of the region while providing leadership in maintaining greater...

Edible Architecture—Port of Bellingham Gingerbread House Building Contest

Designing and building an award-winning gingerbread house combines the skills of baker, architect and visionary. For a family-designed gingerbread house, it takes many hands—both...
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Port of Bellingham to Locate Community Sailing Center on Port Property

  Submitted by Port of Bellingham The Port of Bellingham has reached an agreement with the Bellingham International Sailing Center to locate a community sailing center...
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Port of Bellingham Appoints Director of Aviation

  Submitted by Port of Bellingham The Port of Bellingham announced today that Sunil Harman will join the team on November 2nd to manage the Ports...

Port of Bellingham Awards Tacoma-based American Construction Company with $30.6 Million to Clean-up Whatcom...

  Submitted by Port of Bellingham The Port of Bellingham has awarded Tacoma-based American Construction Company with a $30.6 million contract to clean-up the Whatcom Waterway...

Port of Bellingham Reaches Milestone Agreement to Develop 19 Acres on Waterfront

  Submitted by Port of Bellingham The Port of Bellingham has reached a milestone agreement with Ireland-based Harcourt Developments to develop a new commercial and residential...

Port of Bellingham and Harcourt Developments Propose Master Development Agreement

  Submitted by the Port of Bellingham The Port of Bellingham is nearing an agreement with Ireland-based Harcourt Developments to develop a new commercial and residential...
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