Poster

Future Infrastructure in the Port of Seattle

GMA 400L - Senior Seminar Research Lab

Growing container ships began creating problems at domestic ports including Seattle. Infrastructure has been struggling to accommodate the vessels with low efficiencies, overall. Seattle needs to renovate their infrastructure with automation to begin meeting big ship demand. Through studying three key challenges identifying what other ports have done regarding the challenges will allow Seattle to be successful in the challenges will allow Seattle to be successful in the future. Results have shown investments should increase, security should be upgraded, automation increase, security should be upgraded, automation should be focused on, and all challenges were solved should be focused on, and all challenges were solved at other ports becoming port strengths. The maritime at other ports becoming port strengths. The maritime industry will continue to grow as trade increases between nations; Seattle's infrastructure must be ready for the increase of trade in the Puget Sound

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