Port Seattle announced shortlisted companies to proceed in the process to select a partner in the development and operation of a brand new cruise ship facility at the north end of Terminal 46. The firms include:
- Cruise Industry Leaders Group, which is a partnership between Royal Caribbean, MSC Cruises, Carnival Corporation and SSA Marine, a subsidiary of Carrix, Inc.
- Global Ports Holding Plc and Civil & Building North America, Inc.
- Ports America, which is teaming with Jacobs Engineering Group.
The teams responded to the Request for Qualifications of the Port issued in March 2019 and will be invited to respond to the Request for Proposals, due to be released next month. The Port of Seattle is targeting delivery of the new terminal for 2022 cruise season.