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Port of Vancouver, Washington announces scaled-back budget for 2018

Port of Vancouver, Washington announces scaled-back budget for 2018

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The US Port of Vancouver, in Washington state, has announced a 2018 budget of $68.5m for 2018, down by nearly $17m from the 2017 amount.

Unanimously approved by the port’s board of commissioners, the budget projects operating revenues of $38.22m, up 3% on estimates for revenue this year.

But the $16.7m reduction in budget from year to year is mainly because of the completion of two big building projects at the port – the West Vancouver Freight Access (WVFA) development and the Centennial Industrial Building, a 125,000-square foot light-industrial facility with capacity for five tenants.

Vancouver USA, not to be confused with its Canadian namesake, is one of the major ports on the Pacific coast of North America.

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Donal Scully

With 28 years experience writing and editing for newspapers in the UK and Hong Kong, Donal is now based in California from where he covers the Americas for Splash as well as ensuring the site is loaded through the Western Hemisphere timezone.

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