APM Terminals exits from Tacoma

APM Terminals exits from Tacoma

APM Terminals has ended its operations at Tacoma and transferred the lease, which expires at the end of this year, to Seattle-based SSA Marine who are forming a joint venture with Matson called SSAT to operate the terminal.

Wim Lagaay, head of USA and Europe portfolio at APM Terminals, commented: “We are proud of the service we have been able to provide to our customers, the Port of Tacoma and the Seaport Alliance, and the Safety performance recognition consistently received by the Pacific Maritime Association.”

APM Terminals said its Tacoma terminal was used primarily by the Matson Alaska Service.

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.

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