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Port of Vancouver USA by the Numbers

The Port of Vancouver USA supported more than 24,000 jobs in the region in 2018, an increase of nearly 4,000 jobs since 2014, according to an independent analysis by Martin Associates.  The study calculated the economic benefits tied to the port’s marine and industrial activities and was an update to the analysis conducted by the firm in 2014.  The study found that 24,068 total jobs were supported by the port in 2018, including 3,910 direct jobs at port facilities, making the port, along with its tenants, the second largest employer in Clark County.  Positive impacts of increased

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Port of Oakland Generates 84,000 Jobs

Californian Port of Oakland supports 84,144 jobs in the Bay Area and 20 percent of those jobs are Oakland-based, according to an economic impact study.The study by Martin Associates shows that the Port’s overall economic value—from business revenue, consumer spending, and total value of goods and services—tops $130 billion. The Port and its tenants also contribute $698 million in state/local taxes.The Port said the study shows that growth in its three businesses—Commercial Real Estate, Aviation and Maritime is paying off for the community.“The report confirms the Port of

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Port of Oakland: 84K Bay Area Jobs Generated

The Port of Oakland supports 84,144 jobs in the Bay Area and 20 percent of those jobs are Oakland-based, according to an economic impact study released today. The study by Martin Associates shows that the Port’s overall economic value—from business revenue, consumer spending, and total value of goods and services—tops $130 billion. The Port and its tenants also contribute $698 million in state/local taxes.The Port said the study shows that growth in its three businesses—Commercial Real Estate, Aviation and Maritime is paying off for the community.“The report confirms

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Port of Duluth-Superior Generates $1.4 bln and 8,000 Jobs

tax revenues.The full report for the Port of Duluth-Superior, released by the Duluth Seaway Port Authority, spotlights local port activity gleaned from a much broader study released last month about the economic impacts of the entire Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway (GLSLS) system conducted by Martin Associates.Some 35 million tons of iron ore, coal, limestone, salt, cement, grain, steel, wind turbines, and heavy machinery move through the Port each year, helping to keep businesses running in adjoining states and in communities along the U.S.-Canadian border. Farmers, miners, steel producers, construction

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Port of Hueneme Jobs Impact Up 25%

The Port of Hueneme realized record economic growth with indirect, direct, induced and related jobs up 25 percent according to a new Economic Assessment prepared by Martin Associates, a firm specializing in economic analysis for the U.S. port industry. The Report indicates that numbers soared from 10,226 jobs in 2012 to 13,632 jobs in 2015, underscoring the importance of the Port as a major catalyst in Ventura County and the state of California economies.   “The success of the Port impacts the success of the entire region,” said Oxnard Harbor District Commission President

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Economic Impact of Houston Port

  Nearly 148,000 new jobs have been generated by cargo and vessel activity at Port of Houston terminals since 2011, Port of Houston Authority Chairman Janiece Longoria announced today during the Greater Houston Partnership’s annual State of the Port event. An economic impact study by Martin Associates determined that public and private marine terminals at the Port of Houston had a statewide economic impact of $265 billion in 2014, which is 16 percent of Texas’ total gross domestic product, Chairman Longoria said. The Martin Associates study shows the port’s economic value to

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US Ports Boost Economic Impacts

Since last nationwide analysis in 2007, U.S. seaport contributions to economy up dramatically    Lancaster, Pa.-based Martin Associates, a provider of economic and strategic assessments of the world’s transportation systems, released the results of its latest economic impact study of United States seaports. Dr. John Martin, Martin Associates’ president, debuted his firm’s 2014 National Economic Impact of the U.S. Coastal Port System report during the second day of the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2015 Spring Conference in Washington, D.C.  

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Port of Seattle Co-Presidents Reelected for 2015

; marine cargo terminals in order to address competitive challenges and create new economic opportunities. Together, the two ports’ cargo operations form the third largest container gateway in the country and support more than 48,000 jobs across the region.   A study released by Martin Associates in November found that Port of Seattle activities added nearly 20,000 new jobs to the region's economy over the past six years

Port of Boston: A Vital Economic Engine

that cargo adds to the New England region and the 4,574 direct jobs the terminals create. Essentially, the Port of Boston can be likened to entities like Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston University, and Fidelity Investments in terms of the Commonwealth’s largest employment providers. Martin Associates, whose studies have been reviewed and used by organizations like International Trade Commission to set national policy, used a more robust and sophisticated analysis method with the 2012 data than they used in 2005. Martin Associates included nearly 1,000 U.S. Coast Guard employees which drove

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