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Port of Everett Honors Essential Maritime Workforce, Reaffirms Commitment to Regional Economic Recovery in 2021 Ports Day Video

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 5, 2021

Port of Everett Honors Essential Maritime Workforce, Reaffirms Commitment to Regional Economic Recovery in 2021 Ports Day Video

 Everett, Wash. – Today, in celebration of American Association of Port Authorities’ 2021 Western Hemisphere Ports Day, the Port of Everett honors its essential maritime workforce for keeping critical commerce moving amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and, reaffirms its commitment to our region’s economic recovery and restoration of jobs with continued investment in seaport infrastructure and cargo diversification.

Click here to watch the quick video

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Please join us in celebrating Ports Day!
Share our video on social media. Tag a maritime worker and thank them. If you’re in the industry, share your maritime images using #portsunited #portsdeliver to recognize the role ports play in our daily lives.

For additional information, contact Catherine Soper, Public Affairs Manager, at 425-388-0680 or by e-mail at catherines@portofeverett.com.

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About the Port of Everett Seaport
The Port of Everett Seaport, located 25 miles north of Seattle, is a natural deep-water, self-operating seaport that supports nearly $21 BILLION worth of U.S. exports annually, ranking as the #2 export customs district in Washington state – #5 on the U.S West Coast. The Port of Everett is the third largest container port in Washington state and is the region’s premiere breakbulk cargo facility, handling high-value, conventional and overdimensional cargoes in support of the aerospace, construction, manufacturing, agriculture, energy and forest products industries. Most notably, the Port of Everett serves as an extension of the aerospace manufacturing process, accommodating 100-percent of the oversized aerospace parts for the 747, 767, 777, 777X and K-C Tanker programs. The Port of Everett’s regional transportation network supports more than 40,000 jobs and $433 million in state and local tax revenue. With more than 60 percent of jobs tied to trade in Snohomish County, the Port of Everett continuously looks for ways to expand cargo handling capabilities and keep freight moving efficiently. Learn more at www.portofeverett.com/seaport.