Our Mission

The Port of Tacoma makes strategic investments in our harbor and community to promote prosperity, trade and jobs, while protecting and enhancing our environment.


Integrity and Transparency

The Port conducts all business and decision-making with integrity and transparency, inside and outside the organization.


The Port strives for excellence throughout our workplace to best serve the needs of our team, our customers and our community.


As an enterprise government, the Port is committed to adapting to the challenges of a dynamic workplace and market environment.


The Port is a responsible steward of our natural environment and of the public financial resources that are entrusted to us.

Teamwork and Partnerships

The Port is committed to internal teamwork and external partnerships in pursuit of a shared vision for the future.

Health and Safety

The Port is committed to the health and safety of our employees, labor partners, customers and community.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Port supports the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our organization and our community.