From News Lincoln County:
Don Mann, during a recent Port of Newport Commissioners meeting, that he is retiring effective in January. Mann, who has logged over ten years at the helm of the port, will retire with a rather impressive record of public service in guiding the port in its acquisition of the NOAA fleet [...]
From the Newport News Times:
The Teevin Bros. log-exporting yard on the Columbia River is shown in this aerial view. The Port of Newport is negotiating with Teevin Bros. to operate a log exporting facility at the International Terminal on the north side of Yaquina Bay. Eric Oien, Teevin’s general manager, said the project [...]
Port Manager Don Mann said that they are probing possibilities of a combination grant/loan from the Oregon Department of Business Development as well as a Oregon Connect Four grant award. Sum total is around $3.9 million to finish the terminal.
And when [the new dock] is finished, the port has a number of large [...]
As the Port of Newport nears completion of a nearly $20-million renovation of its International Terminal, two shipping companies are interested in using it as a log export hub.
Shawn Teevin, president of Teevin Brothers Land & Timber Co., told port commissioners Tuesday evening he expects a log exporting facility at the terminal to create [...]
A third-party proposal to shut down terminals on December 12 has not been vetted by union’s democratic process
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (November 22, 2011) — In response to recent third-party announcements that community activists will attempt to shut down various West Coast marine terminals on December 12, 2011, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) [...]
Both of the Port of Newport’s major efforts – the International Terminal and NOAA Homeport projects – are going swimmingly, according to project managers who gave progress reports at the Feb. 22 port commissioners meeting.
Project Manager Frank Berg from Day CPM Services said work crews completed the cofferdam, or containment cell, around the Pasley [...]
This 2009 KATU photo shows how the aging and breakdown of two WWII-area ships upon which Newport's dock was built ultimately made the dock unusable for cargo purposes.
An already narrow three-month work window, made much narrower by a one-month delay in getting the crucial in-water permit from federal agencies, has shifted the focus and [...]
Cranes are busy at the Port of Newport, where preparation has begun to welcome a fleet of NOAA research vessels.
Don Mann is the executive director of the Port of Newport. He says crews need to dredge about 57,000 to 60,000 yards of material from Yaquina Bay to accommodate NOAA’s fleet of six big ships [...]
The now-crumbling S.S. Pasley ship, seen here from the Yaquina Bay, was the base of Newport's cargo dock for several decades.
More than 50 years ago, dock builders in Newport sank two concrete Navy ships in Yaquina Bay, and built docks on top of them. Port of Newport officials long planned to reestablish the [...]