Equipment & Facilities

Seaport News
Welcoming Vessel Arrivals to the Port of Olympia


The Port of Olympia’s marine terminal has played an important role in the South Sound’s economy since the formation of the Port in 1922. As the southernmost port in Puget Sound, the 66-acre breakbulk/container yard terminal has three deepwater berths with a total of 1,750 lineal feet, a 140-tonne Gottwald mobile harbor crane, an on-dock 76,000 sqft open beam warehouse, and an on-dock rail service served by both UPRR and BNSF.


Railcar Specs, Service Information & Flatcar Details

The Port of Olympia has over 11,000 feet of track, including on-dock rail and a loop track. In addition, the Port owns four high capacity flatcars to maneuver cargoes to/from vessels and around the terminal. Rail service is provided by the Union Pacific and BNSF railroads with switching services provided by the Olympia and Belmore Railroad, Inc.



  • Interior clearance height (ceiling and beams) of 24 feet
  • Main structure is 200 feet by 380 feet (76,000 square feet)

Office Area

  • Computer/telephone workstations, wired  
  • Office space dimension is 20 feet by 40 feet (1,600 square feet total)
  • Restrooms located on the first floor
  • Two stories of 800 square feet each


  • On dock rail direct to the warehouse
  • One mile off Interstate 5 (Exit 105)
  • Railcar switching is provided by Olympia & Belmore Railroad, Inc. (OYLO) and served by Union Pacific and BNSF


  • Adjacent to the deepwater terminal – 175’ from berth to warehouse


  • Building code class F-2 / S-2 (F-1 / S-2 negotiable with the city) 
  • Concrete floor
  • Fire protection sprinkler/alarm 
  • H-20 loading concentrated forklift design load of 15 kips 
  • Roof is a Class C roofing assembly composed of 60-mill PVC membrane


  • 45 kilovolt-amps transformer, 208 volts / 120 volts, 3 phase 
  • 750 kilovolt-amps transformer, 480 volts / 277 volts, 3 phase 
  • City of Olympia sewer 
  • Electrical (existing and potential capacity / transformer) 
  • Lighting is fluorescent type T-8, 24 feet above floor height 
  • Puget Sound Energy 
  • Century Link telephone service

Equipment Listings

Terex/Gottwald Shore CraneGHMK7608 140 tons @ 11 meters1
Bomb cartsN/AN/A4
Bucket LoaderKomatsu WA-4004 yards1
Bucket LoaderWagner L-4012 yards1
Container HandlerHyster 970-CN/A1
Container HandlerHyster 1050EN/A1
ForkliftKalmar30,000 lbs lift cap1
ForkliftsKomatsu18,500 lbs lift cap2
ForkliftsNissan8,000 lbs box car special3
ForkliftsCAT8,000 lbs lift cap2
ForkliftsLinde16,400 lbs lift cap3
Log HandlersKomatsu WA-600N/A5
Yard TractorsN/AN/A5
Sweeper-Vac & Boom Trucks4
Water Trucks4
Light Plants & Light Tower4
Portable Generators10