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The Port of Newport is located on the central Oregon coast in the City of Newport, Lincoln County seat and major business/economic hub of the area, and encompasses approximately 59 square miles and has an estimated population of 10,800 persons. Port boundaries reach north to Otter Rock, east up to six miles inland, south to Seal Rock, and west to the Pacific Ocean. Commercial and sport fishing, fish processing, shipping, tourism, recreation, and lumber and wood processing are the area’s major industries.

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Deadliest Catch: Dungeon Cove Premiering Tuesday, September 13th

The Discovery Channel will begin airing the series about the Dungeness crab fishery, filmed here in Newport beginning in January 2016. Billed as “Welcome to Newport, OR, where generations of fishermen and their families sacrifice it all, including life, making a living on the sea. This series follows 4 families competing in a rare, catch-as-much-as-you-can, Dungeness Crab Derby,” the series features Captains Marc Shelbach on the Galway Bay,  Mikey Retherford, Jr. on the Winona J,  Chris Retherford on the Excalibur, Gary Ripka on the Western Breeze, Kenny Ripka on the Redeemer, and Johnny Law on the Lady Law.

You can find more information on the Discovery Channel website at

MOC-P to Install Permanent Fuel Retention Boom

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New Rates, Fees and Charges 2016-2017

The Port Commission adopted Resolution 2016-02 Setting Rates, Fees and Charges at the Regular Meeting on April 26, 2106.  You may view the Resolution here.

PLEASE SEE RATES for our rate schedule effective July 1, 2016.

Job Announcements

The Port of Newport is seeking qualified applicants for full-time Maintenance/Operations position(s) at the Port owned marina facilities. Job objectives include maintaining facilities and grounds, providing assistance in moorage, facility repairs and maintenance, and lift equipment operation. Knowledge of marine industry preferred.  Benefits.  Applications available at 600 SE Bay Blvd., Newport, Oregon Employment Office and on line at  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

US 20 Closures

ODOT will be doing construction on US20. This will result in closures at times. Currently, the schedule can be found here. You can find more information and updates at and

Rogue Expansion

View the conceptual site plan HERE.


The Port Commission adopted Resolution 2015-04 Adopting a Public Records Policy. PLEASE SEE 2015-04 Public Records Policy.pdf for policy information.

You can download a request form here: Public Records Request Form.pdf


The Port Commission adopted Resolution 2015-12 Adopting a Special Use Permit Policy. You can download an application for a Special Use Permit here: Special Use Permit Application.pdf




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