Port of Vancouver to Hold Public Tour – News Release


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For Immediate Release
January 31, 2013

Port of Vancouver to Hold Public Tour

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Port of Vancouver will hold a public tour on Thursday, February 21, beginning at noon. This will be the first of eight public tours planned for 2013.

Port tours offer an excellent opportunity to catch a glimpse of the global marketplace in action. The free, two-hour tour will showcase the largest transportation project in the port’s 100-year history, the West Vancouver Freight Access rail project, as well as the diverse range of marine cargoes handled on port docks.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling the port at 360-693-3611 or by emailing the port at info@portvanusa.com. Government issued photo identification is required to attend a tour, and please, no cameras are allowed on marine terminals.

Public tours begin at the port’s administrative building, located at 3103 N.W. Lower River Road, Vancouver, where port staff makes a brief presentation on the port’s history and mission. Following the presentation and a light lunch, attendees participate in a bus tour of the port’s bustling marine terminals and ever-expanding industrial properties.

For information on other tour dates, visit the port’s website at www.portvanusa.com.

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The Port of Vancouver USA is one of the major ports on the Pacific Coast, and its competitive strengths include available land, versatile cargo handling capabilities, vast transportation networks, a dependable labor force and an exceptional level of service to its customers and community. For more information, please visit us at www.portvanusa.com.

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