The Biz Buzz

Get the most up-to-date news, insights and analysis of Tacoma, Pierce County and South Puget Sound business.

NOTICE: The Biz Buzz has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved The Biz Buzz.
Visit the new section.

Tag: Port of Tacoma


Services set for former Port of Tacoma executive Don Mosman

Graveside services for former Port of Tacoma Deputy Executive Director Don Mosman will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at New Tacoma Cemetery.

Mosman died July 24 following a battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 87.

Born in San Francisco in 1925, Mosman rose from humble roots to become a prominent executive at both the Port of Tacoma and at the Port of Los Angeles. As a boy, Mosman lived in a home with a dirt floor and helped support his family by picking crops.

He attended Lake Stevens High School and graduated by correspondence, joining the U S Army

Read more »


Port of Tacoma offering free boat tours

Get a ship-side view of one of North America’s largest container ports on board a free guided boat tour Aug. 26. Tours begin and end at 535 Dock St. in the heart of Tacoma Maritime Fest.

The tour boat departs at 10 and 11:30 a.m., and 1, 2:30 and 4 p.m. Arrive 30 minutes before departure. Tickets are first come, first served the day of the tours. Passengers with mobility issues should plan to take the 4 p.m. tour when the tide makes it easier to board, the port said.

For more information about boat tours, visit the Port

Read more »