An Authentic Working Waterfront That Invites You To Come And Play
The Port of Newport is located on the central Oregon coast in the City of Newport, Lincoln County seat and major business/economic hub of the area, and encompasses approximately 59 square miles and has an estimated population of 10,800 persons. Port boundaries reach north to Otter Rock, east up to six miles inland, south to Seal Rock, and west to the Pacific Ocean. Commercial and sport fishing, fish processing, shipping, tourism, recreation, and lumber and wood processing are the area’s major industries.
TERMINAL FACILITY SUPERVISOR
Pete Zerr is joining the Port as the Terminal Facility Supervisor. Pete comes with twenty-four years’ experience in the maritime industry and a degree in marine engineering from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. He has worked as Marine Superintendent and Port Engineer in California and Oregon, served as the Marine Operations Supervisor at HMSC and most recently, was Interim Director and Marine Superintendent at the Seward Marine Center Alaska campus. A resident of Newport, Pete says he is excited to be working with the Port of Newport and serving the needs of the International Terminal operations.
FY15-16 BUDGET ADOPTED BY PORT COMMISSION
The Port of Newport Port Commission adopted the Fiscal Year 2015-16 budget at their June 23rd meeting via Res. No. 2015-10.
NEW RATES, FEES AND CHARGES APPROVED
The Port Commission adopted Res. No. 2015-06 modifying rates, fees, and charges. Most fees will see a minor 3% increase to recover increases in port operating costs and will take effect July 1. South Beach charges (including moorage) will take effect on November 1.