- posted at 10:00AM
- October 8, 2009
- by: John Nelson
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Newport may not be the only winner in the competition for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) research vessel fleet. Oregon’s Port of Toledo plans to benefit from the new NOAA Marine Operations Center-Pacific at the Port of Newport, just a few miles downstream on the Yaquina River. When an Oregon port gets business, it means jobs for Oregon’s citizens and money injected into the local communities and state’s economy.
Why? Because the four NOAA vessels that will home port in Newport, and the two visiting ships... Read More