Ports of Seattle, Tacoma Keep on Shipping

Cohen, Jackie
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/23/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32409, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports the possible expansion projects between the ports of Seattle and Tacoma, Washington. Officials at the Port of Tacoma expect container shipping volume to grow 60 percent from 2005 through 2009. The Port of Seattle, on the other hand, grew 18 percent in 2005 and 20 percent in 2004. The Seattle port recently completed a negotiated sale of $124 million of intermediate-lien revenue refunding bonds, while Tacoma's subordinate-lien revenue bonds will be variable-rate demand obligations.


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