Seattle Fishing Economics Survey

The Port of Seattle has set a goal to double the economic value of
Seattle’s fishing and maritime industry over the next 10 years. The Port has
hired Madison Bay Commercial to help determine how the Fishermen’s Terminal
facility could contribute to achieving this important goal.
Madison Bay will conduct a brief survey of vessel owners and supporting
fishing industry companies to help identify ways Fishermen’s Terminal can
continue to support the North Pacific fishing fleet and Seattle’s seafood
industry over the long term. Survey participants will be registered to win one
of five $100 Amazon gift cards, and responses will be aggregated to protect

“Since 1989, the Port has invested over $60 Million in the overall
infrastructure of the terminal,” says Kenny Lyles, Senior Manager of
Fishermen’s Terminal and the Maritime Industrial Center. “We continue to make
improvements – large and small – to the terminal on a day-in and day-out basis.
As the Home Port to the North Pacific Fishing Fleet, we also need to look ahead
to the future, and make sure this facility continues to serve our existing
customers and attract new fishing and maritime businesses over the long

Phil Hingston, a certified public accountant with Hingston Fletcher &
Associates, says, “A lot has changed around us in my 30 years at
Fishermen’s Terminal, and thankfully, this is still our home. The effort by
Madison Bay Commercial tells me that the Port remains committed to our long-term

Take the survey here: