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Ports

Four Ports

Lincoln County Map
Lincoln County, Oregon
Lady Kaye and Julean, photo by Don Lashier


Port of Alsea

  • Port of Alsea website
  • Ranks second in boating use among all the bays in Oregon, and eighth highest usage of all bodies of water in the state.
  • There are more than 3000 boat launchings from the Port's ramp.
  • Boaters from 126 Oregon communities and 9 other states used Port facilities.
  • Crabbers from inland spent an average of $21 per day on the coast, tallying a total of 18,000 user days for a estimated $378,000.
  • One-fourth of the Port's $79,000 annual funding is from property taxes; the Port's rate is the second lowest of all taxing districts in Lincoln County.
Port of Alsea, Waldport
Port of Alsea, Waldport


Port of Newport

  • Port of Newport website
  • Home of the Marine Operations Center - Pacific of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA MOC-P homeport)
  • Incorporated in 1910, the port's district covers 59 square miles, including the City of Newport.
  • Has a 40 foot bar and a 30 foot channel.
  • Barge service and roll-on/roll-off facilities for loading cargo are available.
  • Primary functions are offering shipping terminal facilities, and commercial and sport boat moorages.
  • Based in Yaquina Bay, it was originally constructed as a deep-water port to provide shipping services to local, regional, and international vessels.
Port of Newport
Port of Newport
  • Provides shipping services, and has expanded and remodeled to meet growing industrial and commercial needs of the Port district.
  • Owns and operates a bi-level docking berth for deep water shipping and a 450 slip commercial marina, as well as the Newport Marina at South Beach which has 600 slips for recreational vessels.
  • Bay Boulevard Waterfront facilities include a 3,600 foot hoist dock with four hoists, moorage for approximately 450 commercial fishing vessels, the Port maintenance building, a ship repair shop with 260 feet of moorage for dockside vessel repair, and the Port headquarters building.
  • Vessel assist and towing are provided by Wiggins Towboat Company (www.wigginstowboat.com).
  • The Newport International Terminal includes 17 acres of property with over 1,000 feet of waterfront, a 475 foot deep-draft vessel berth, a 250 foot barge dock, a 20,000 square foot storage/transit shed, a nine-acre leased log yard, a three acre site leased to a fish meal plant, and the terminal operations building.
  • South Beach facilities include 66 acres with 5,000 feet of waterfront property.
  • Leases 55 acres to the Oregon State University Hatfield Marine Science Center, and one acre is leased to the Oregon Coast Aquarium.
  • Other facilities: an 11 acre salmon release and recapture facility; 600 wet moorage slips; a four-lane boat ramp; and two RV parks, offering a total of 90 spaces.
  • Other leases at the marina: a 24,000 square foot building leased to the Oregon Brewing Company, a store, charter office, and the operation of a fuel dock.

Marine Research Complex
Marine Research Complex
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Research Vessels
Research Vessel
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Port of Toledo

  • Port of Toledo website
  • Has a dockside repair service that services most of the 68 Alaska Fleet vessels every year. Each of these vessels generates approximately $30,000 in the county when they are having work done. The repair service creates 25-30 jobs at Yaquina Boat Equipment.
  • In 1995, maintenance dredging was accomplished to -11 feet next to the Port's wharf and dock facilities.
  • The Corps of Engineers dredged the Depot Slough channel to a designated depth of -10, the first dredging of the channel since 1981.
Port of Toledo
  • Has a 9.5 acre vacant industrial property that the Port intends to develop. Potential for this property is excellent: it could be used for a container terminal, shipyard, fish processing, or any other kind of manufacturing.
  • Also owns 15 acres where the Port offices and several small businesses are located. These small businesses include two machine shops; one high tech, the other a standard machine shop; auto repair and equipment mechanics, a custom furniture building business, and a logging company.
Port of Toledo
  • Offers outside storage for vehicles, trailers, motorhomes, fishing gear, and construction equipment.
  • Has 508 feet of dock space for smaller vessels, with 100% occupancy. Dockside repair space of 116 feet is also available.
  • Vessel assist and towing are provided by Wiggins Towboat Company (www.wigginstowboat.com).

Depoe Bay Harbor

  • Depoe Bay Harbor webpage (a Department of the City of Depoe Bay)
  • Known as "the world's smallest harbor"
  • Supports moorage for both recreational and commercial boats.
  • The location of a U.S. Coast Guard station.
  • Recent enhancements completed: the construction of a new fish cleaning station and public restroom facility, the reconstruction of a boat ramp, an adjoining dock and the parking lot.
  • Eight pilings have been replaced on the present four docks. These docks have the capacity to accommodate vessels up to 52 feet.
Depoe Bay Harbor
  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has aided in the maintenance of the harbor by dredging the area and renovating the seawall and adjoining parking lot.
  • Plans have been made for the reconstruction of an existing fish processing plant that is currently closed, and restructuring of the harbor's docks, which are 25 years old.
  • An illustrious tradition celebrated every Spring in the Depoe Bay Harbor is the Fleet of Flowers ceremony. The blessing of the fleet takes place as boats in the harbor venture out into sea where members of the clergy bless the boats and their crews.
Currently, no port in Lincoln County offers containerized cargo loading on or off of any waterborne carriers or ships, nor are there any steamship lines with regularly scheduled service to or from Lincoln County, and there are no freight forwarders based in Lincoln County.

[Information provided by ports and the Depoe Bay Harbor]




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