What Is Blue?

Washington Maritime Blue is committed to the development of maritime business, technology, and practices that promote a sustainable future contributing to economic growth, ecological health, and thriving communities.

Blue Economy

While the global maritime, or ocean economy, is expected to double by 2030 to $3 trillion, Washington State’s maritime economy is uniquely poised to assert itself as a global leader in innovation and sustainability while fostering a growing economy in an increasingly competitive national and international marketplace.


A strategy, created by stakeholders to ensure that Washington State be home to world-class thriving, sustainable maritime industry through accelerating innovation for a Blue Economy.

Cluster Alliance

Maritime Blue brings key maritime stakeholders together to forge a collaborative strategy that creates the most sustainable maritime industry in the U.S. by 2050, one that is aligned with Governor Inslee’s plans for deep de-carbonization, innovation and workforce development.