About Us

Our three primary businesses are our airport, marinas, industrial and business parks.

Location & Directions+

Port of Bremerton is located in western Washington State

The Port of Bremerton is located at 8850 SW State Hwy 3, Bremerton, WA, in the Puget Sound region of western Washington State, U.S. (You'll turn at the stoplight to get there.)

The Port provides a spectacular natural setting along with the affordability of the Kitsap Peninsula and is centrally located within a short commuting distance to the urban centers of Seattle and Tacoma.

Easy access to interstate highway, rail, and deepwater ports make this an ideal, affordable business and family location.

Click the button above for detailed driving and ferry directions. 

Humble Beginnings in 1913+

The Port of Bremerton is the 4th oldest port in the State of Washington and the first of many in Kitsap County.

As the story has been passed down through generations, it is said that the city of Bremerton had inadvertently built portions of its wharf, an important commercial and transportation hub, over privately-owned tidelands. The property owner's threatened lawsuit prompted a signature-gathering campaign by citizens to put the formation of a port district within the city of Bremerton's boundaries on the ballot in the hopes of resolving the dispute.

To further review the history of the Port, please visit HistoryLink.org.

Celebrating 100 years of achievement in 2013+

The next 100 years the Port pledges to continue to leverage every tax dollar the Port receives through wise investment in job-generating facilities, infrastructure, and programs, and continue its collaboration with public and private partners in the interest of long-term economic and recreational benefits shared throughout Kitsap County and the West Puget Sound region.

Business and Industrial Parks+

  • More than 60 companies, employing over 2,500 people, are located at the Port of Bremerton
  • Over 3,400 acres of Port and privately-owned land adjacent to Bremerton National Airport are being developed through a partnership called Puget Sound Industrial Center – Bremerton (PSIC - formerly known as SKIA).
  • By the year 2025, projections are that more than 9,000 additional jobs will be located there. 

Bremerton National Airport (KPWT)+

  • Is the largest airport on the Kitsap Peninsula. The airport provides world-class general and corporate aviation services and capabilities.
  • On and off-site businesses contribute 269 jobs and more than $83 million annually in sales.
  • Nearly 200 aircraft are housed at the airport; they make over 60,000 takeoffs and landings each year.

Bremerton and Port Orchard Marinas +

  • Both marinas attract thousands of visiting boaters every year who spent their money locally.
     
  • For every dollar spent at the marina, $2.50 goes back into the local economy.
     
  • Both marinas also offer local residents long-term dockage for their boats.
     
  • Both marinas also host the Kitsap Harbor Festival and the Blackberry Festival, attracting many local residents and visitors to the downtown area of Bremerton and Port Orchard.

Board of Commissioners

    Over the last 100 years, Port of Bremerton constituents have selected port commissioners with a strong commitment to making decisions in the vested interest of the people they represent. The port district is divided into three commission districts, each with an elected official that is elected to a six-year term. The Board is represented on various organizations and committees related to Port activities.

    View a listing of the 2024 thru 2025 committee appointments by clicking the Commission Representation PDF above.

    Board of Commissioners

    Cary Bozeman

    Vice President

    Term: Jan. 1, 2022 - Dec. 31, 2027
    District 1: West Bremerton, portions of East Bremerton, Kitsap Lake and Chico

    (360) 337-9375
    caryb@portofbremerton.org
    Biography

    Axel Strakeljahn

    Secretary

    Term: Jan. 1, 2024 - Dec. 31, 2029
    District 3: Portions of South Kitsap, Southwest Bremerton, Seabeck/Holly/Crosby

    (360) 731-4406
    axels@portofbremerton.org
    Biography

    Gary Anderson

    President

    Term: Jan. 1, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2025
    District 2: Downtown Port Orchard, portions of Eastern South Kitsap


    garya@portofbremerton.org
    Biography

    Financials

      2023 Final Budget

      The 2023 final budget is now available. Please click the 2023 Final Budget title below to view the document.

      If you would like budget or financial information that is not shown here, please visit our Public Records Disclosure page for information on requesting public records.

      Employment Opportunities

      Join the Port of Bremerton

      It is Port of Bremerton policy to accept job applications only for positions that are currently open. Submission information, job description(s), and online application form can be found below. 

      If you are applying for more than one job posted below at the same time, please submit SEPARATE applications.

      To Apply:
      If you would like to apply for an advertised job opening, please follow the steps in the job announcement.

      To mail in an application, send it to:

      Port of Bremerton
      Attn: Human Resources
      8850 SW State Hwy 3
      Bremerton, WA 98312

      Fax: 360-674-2807

      Paper applications are also available between 8 am – 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday, at the Port’s Administrative Office at Bremerton National Airport, 8850 SW State Hwy 3, Bremerton, WA 98312.

      View Job Listings

      Public Records Requests

      Public records may be requested by using our contact us form and choose "Public Records Request" in the Subject drop-down box.  Requests can also be submitted by email, phone, or by completing the Public Records Request Form linked below and emailing it to Ginger Waye, the Port's Public Records Officer.  Please use the Port's Public Records Officer contact information below:

      Ginger Waye
      8850 SW State Hwy 3
      Bremerton, WA 98312
      360-813-0812
      360-674-2807 (FAX)
      gingerw@portofbremerton.org

      The Port will respond promptly to your request. Within five business days after receiving a request, the Port will either:

      1. Provide the record(s);
      2. Acknowledge your request and give you a reasonable estimate of how long it will take to respond.
      3. Communicate to you if any portion of your request is exempt from disclosure under state law.

      If a request is not clear, the Port may ask you for further clarification.
      By law, the Port may charge $0.15 per copy plus cost of mailing.

      For more information regarding public records disclosure, please visit the Public Records and Open Meetings section of the Washington State Attorney General website at www.atg.wa.gov/records.

      Contact Us

       

      8850 SW State Hwy 3
      Bremerton, WA 98312
      1 (800) 462-3793
      1 (360) 674-2381 test

      Bremerton National Airport
      1 (360) 674-2381

      Bremerton Marina
      1 (360) 373-1035

      Port Orchard Marina
      1 (360) 876-5535

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