As Oregon’s Gateway and through its designation as a state port, the Port of Coos Bay is uniquely positioned to influence the local economy. The Port’s involvement in regional economic development allows it to implement dynamic programs to help generate new industrial operations in the bay area. This role allows the Port to support continued growth and development of Oregon’s south coast.
Promoting sustainable development that enhances the economy of southwest Oregon and the State.
The Coos Bay harbor is experiencing the renewal of maritime commerce driven by the Port of Coos Bay managed public investments in navigation system improvements and freight rail infrastructure benefiting the Coos Bay Rail Link. Long-term planning and improvements for the Port’s Charleston facilities drive both private-sector and public agency investments in the seafood industry, recreational tourism, research and education. Oregon’s bay area is prospering from a diversified regional economy and new employment opportunities.
Strategic Business Plan
In 2015, the Port of Coos Bay completed the Strategic Business Plan. This business plan was developed to articulate the planning, facility and capital improvement needs of the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay over a 20-year planning horizon. The plan complies with the strategic business plan requirements of Business Oregon and is designed to be a flexible document that guides the Port Commission in setting priorities and policies. Download the Strategic Business Plan here.