The Port of PortAngeles has a wide range of properties, including marine terminals, marineindustrial sites, industrial parks, manufacturing sites, warehouses, airportproperty, commercial buildings, office space and cargo shipping facilities.
The Port of Port Angeles currently operates three deep-water terminals with a capacity of five vessels. These are general cargo terminals that have handled nine key commodities since 1967.
- Outbound – Capabilities include logs, lumber, pulp, paper, wood chips and project cargo.
- Inbound – Capabilities include pulp, chemicals, petroleum products, wood chips and project cargo.
Current full-service operations serve mainly land and water-based log and lumber loading.
Available services and facilities available include pilot services, topside repair and overhaul services, outfitting services, fuel, lubes and bunkering. In addition, provisioning, US Customs and Immigration, cranes and environmental services are close at hand. Available equipment includes three log stackers and three forklifts.
The Port Angeles Boat Yard is home to many local marine trades businesses that provide a wide variety of marine services:
- Masco Petroleum provides fuel at the adjacent Port Angeles Boat Haven.
- Arrow Marine Services provides services at Port Angeles Boat Yard.
- Nearby Platypus Marine offers haul-out services, with a 300-ton rated capacity, and refit services for boats up to 200 feet.
- Modern Yacht Joinery independent boat builder Eric Bert is based in the Port Angeles Boat Yard along with Ocean Boatworks, owned and operated by Eric Schouten. Both offer design/build marine carpentry, yacht joinery and fishing vessel repair.
- Other services available at the Boat Yard include welding, mechanics, hydraulic services, fiberglass and wood repair, and painting.
On the Port Angeles waterfront, many companies offer the experience to handle most marine projects, working on vessels from yachts to fishing boats. Additional services include electricity, sewage pump-out, trash disposal, and waste oil disposal. Marine supplies are available at the Port Angeles Marine store in the boatyard.
Industrial Parks and Commercial Properties
The Port owns and operates a number of industrial and commercial properties, covering a broad range of uses and amenities. The development of these properties has been guided by the Port’s strategic vision to support and expand economic opportunity in Clallam County. The Port has three industrial properties near the Fairchild International Airport:
- The Airport Business Park is comprised of 110 acres of light industrial/commercial properties adjacent to and north of the main runway of the William R. Fairchild International Airport. The park houses a variety of manufacturing and commercial businesses, as well as government entities, and has over 25 acres of build-ready sites.
- Within the Airport Business Park, the Composite Manufacturing Campus consists of five occupied 25,000 square-foot buildings and two build-ready sites. Newly available is a 93,500 square-foot manufacturing building, with a dedicated taxiway, that the Port can divide into large manufacturing suites. The Composite Manufacturing Campus’ anchor tenants are Angeles Composites Technology, Inc. (ACTI), and Composites Recycling Technology Center (CRTC). ACTI is an established, long term composite manufacturer and, CRTC is a flagship example of successful partnering with the Port in composites.
- The Airport Industrial Park is south of the airport terminal and consists of 4+ acres available for development.
- The Marine Trades Industrial Park is located just east of Terminal 1 on the Port Angeles harbor waterfront with 18 build-ready acres redeveloped from a former mill site. It includes a newly constructed 17,000 sf wash-down facility and an available 300-ton travel lift pier.
Industrial Development Corporation
For the purpose of facilitating economic development and employment opportunities in Washington State through the financing of the project costs of industrial development facilities, a municipality may enact an ordinance creating a public corporation for the purposes authorized in Ch. 39.84 RCW.
Such a public corporation may issue revenue bonds for the purpose of financing all or part of the project cost of any industrial development facility and to secure the payment of the revenue bonds as provided. A number of Washington local governments created industrial development corporations (IDCs) in the early 1980’s after the legislation was enacted.
An IDC can issue industrial revenue bonds to provide financing for land, buildings, and equipment for new and expanding manufacturing facilities. These loans may be used to encourage relocations and expansions of companies that provide jobs and expand economic opportunities for residents and the community.
Tax exempt bonds may be applied for by the manufacturer, processing company, or wholesale distribution center. Cities, counties, port districts and economic development agencies have the ability to issue revenue bonds. The Port of Port Angeles will work with interested entities to help facilitate the IDC process.