February 9th, 2024

Ripple effect of product over port dock

The Port of Anacortes was established in the Twenties with a goal of boosting the local economy . Almost 100 years later the mission remains the same, with success as evidenced this week by a cargo ship at Port Pier 2 on the Guemes Channel. An outgoing shipment of petroleum coke means revenue for the Port, local longshoremen, Sinclair Refinery and Lynden Trucking. Petcoke is a byproduct of the refining process, usually marketed to the smelting industry.

Steve Berentson

About Photographer Steve Berentson

A fourth generation Skagit County native who was moved kicking and screaming from this island community in 1960. I finally reclaimed an Anacortes address in 1980, and I have been in constant celebration of my return since that time. Many of us who call Anacortes home love Fidalgo Island for its natural assets: among them are rugged beaches, pristine lakes, thousands of acres of forestland and some awesome views of the Skagit Valley and surrounding islands. Another element of my love affair with this community is its people, both natives and immigrants. They will “star” in many of my journal entries.

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