Posted on: January 27, 2017

New Chief Operating Officer Brings Decades of Experience


Longview, WA– Bringing a wealth of maritime experience, Dan Stahl joins the Port of Longview to guide day-to-day operations as the new Chief Operating Officer. In his role as COO, Stahl will provide leadership and vision in managing real estate and marine development opportunities, while simultaneously leading the Ports economic development efforts. “Dan is an outstanding addition to our team,” said Port of Longview Chief Executive Officer Norm Krehbiel. “His experience and knowledge of Washington ports provides valuable input to Port operations and business development.” Stahl joins the Port as it undertakes major infrastructure projects and expansion. Of note, he will lead the charge in securing a tenant for Bridgeview Terminal and maintaining momentum on the redevelopment of the former Continental Grain Terminal. “The Port of Longview is an established leader in the cargo handling industry,” said Stahl. “I’m excited to be a part of such a successful team and contribute to the Port’s continued success.” Prior to joining the Port, Stahl served in an operations capacity at both the Port of Bellingham and Port of Anacortes. He received his Master’s in Ocean Systems Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology after completing his Bachelors in Marine Transportation Operations from the Maine Maritime Academy.

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