A Five Star Working Watefront

King County, Washington, is the region’s center for workboats, the fishing industry and shipyards.  It’s home to thousands of maritime businesses, which employ more than 250,000 people.

 

To support the growth of current maritime businesses and to attract new maritime businesses, local business associations, businesses, labor and government agencies have partnered together.

 

Our King County Maritime Matters.   We have a great story to tell about a thriving and growing economic sector.  About environmental stewardship efforts and community involvement.  And about being a partner in solving regional issues such as freight mobility, transportation, land use, economic competitiveness and workforce development. 



We are a Five Star Working Waterfront

1.  Significant Economic Impact - The region’s maritime industry cluster makes a significant contribution to our regional and global economies.

 

2.  Quality Jobs - The industry offers well-paying family wage jobs and diverse career opportunities.

 

3.  Excellent Products and Services - The maritime cluster delivers excellent products and services with the highest level of customer service.

 

4.  Commitment to Sustainability - The industry is committed to environmental sustainability and the long term health and vitality of the community.

 

5.  Growing the Working Waterfront - Our region is passionate about the maritime industry, growing the working waterfront economic sector and  building strong working partnerships between businesses, labor, the community and government.



King County Maritime is not another association, it’s a movement to give the industry a voice.  We invite your participation and support!

King County Maritime Upcoming Events:

September 17

Seattle Propeller Club Luncheon

Speaker:

RSVP: Polly Lynch, Marine Exchange of Seattle

(206) 443-3830 or polly@marexps.com

Thanks to our 2013 Maritime Economic Forecast Breakfast Sponsors!

King County Maritime at Pacific Marine Expo

Check out the more than 130 King County Maritime businesses and organizations who exhibited at the 2013 Pacific Marine Expo here.  Overall, nearly 33% of all exhibitors at the Expo have a King County address.