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News Release
November 16, 2020
Port of Olympia operational changes due to Governor Inslee’s statewide restrictions

OLYMPIA – In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee’s COVID-19 (Coronavirus) statewide restrictions, the Port of Olympia will be making changes to some of its operations, effective immediately.

Port administrative office remains closed to the public. The Port of Olympia administrative office will remain closed to the public, in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Port Commission meetings will continue to take place remotely. Regularly scheduled Port Commission meetings and work sessions have been conducted via GoToMeeting to adhere to the required guidelines. Access information for these meetings is posted on the Port of Olympia’s Commission webpage at

Swantown Marina is operational. However, offices will be closed and business will be conducted via telephone, email, or website. Maintenance and Harbor Operations personnel will be onsite but will be practicing social distancing. The marine fueling station will remain operational. Harbor Patrol operations have been suspended until further notice. (360) 528-8049.

Swantown Boatworks is operational. Swantown Boatworks office and work yard are operational. Office matters will be conducted via their office service window. Business can also be conducted via telephone, email, or website. Boatyard personnel are onsite but will continue to practice social distancing. (360) 528-8059.

The Marine Terminal will remain operational. Access to the marine terminal is limited. All ship visits and community tours have been canceled.

Olympia Regional Airport is still operational. However, the administration office will be closed to the public and business will be conducted via telephone, email, or website. (360) 528-8079.

All real estate property showings have been suspended. Inquiries or any tenant questions can be directed to (360) 528-8012.

The Port continues to work with our regional partners to address the economic impacts of COVID-19. For more information on how the Thurston Regional Economic Recovery Task Force has developed and coordinated a multi-faceted response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and its specific impacts to and throughout our broader Thurston County Community visit:

The Port of Olympia continues to take our lead from Thurston County Public Health. We encourage Thurston County residents to visit their website to stay up-to-date with the latest public health information and answers to specific questions about COVID-19.


Media Contact:

Jennie Foglia-Jones, Communications, Marketing & Outreach Manager


About the Port of Olympia

The southernmost deep-water port on Puget Sound, the Port of Olympia owns and operates an international shipping terminal that handles a range of breakbulk and project cargoes. The Port also owns and operates Swantown Marina & Boatworks, a 733-slip recreational marina and boat haulout/repair facility, a regional airport and a real estate division.

Tel 360.528.8000 Fax 360.528.8090

Port of Olympia

606 Columbia Street NW #300, Olympia
WA 98501 United States

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