Ports of Seattle, Tacoma Agree to Alliance


The pact between the nearby ports is a response to competition from Canadian and California gateways for international trade.

The commissioners of Washington state’s two largest ports—and longtime rivals for international trade—agreed in a unanimous vote to form an alliance to jointly operate their cargo terminals.

Seattle and Tacoma port leaders say the alliance, which calls for sharing business development and infrastructure investment, will improve the Pacific Northwest ports’ competitive edge as ports in Canada, Southern California, and as far away as the East Coast, are vying for cargoes from Asia.

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Source: The Wall Street Journal


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Ferry connections from the Port of Varna

Trans Balkani Ltd. provides cargo freight forwarding by ferry lines from/to the CIS countries and other countries as well.

Rail ferries provide ferry transport of wagons both with standard gauge of 1435 mm and with Russian gauge of 1520 mm used by Russia and the CIS countries.