Port of Anchorage Identifies Three Concept Design Alternatives for Anchorage Port Modernization Project
The Port of Anchorage POA successfully completed a week-long collaborative Concept Planning Charrette on August 22, 2014. Three concept design alternatives will move forward for development to a 15 percent design level for the Anchorage Port Modernization Project (APMP).
Three concept designs were selected by approximately 50 charrette participants who considered project goals, evaluation factors, and constraints.
On Monday, August 18, the Port of Anchorage (POA) began a week-long collaborative Concept Planning Charrette to identify and refine concept designs for the Anchorage Port Modernization Project (APMP).
The Concept Planning Charrette is a workshop that involves key stakeholders directly in identifying operational constraints, known risks, and user priorities. At the conclusion of the week-long event, the POA will have identified three preliminary design concepts from the viewpoint of technical experts and Port users.
What is JLOTS? A Joint logisticsover- the-shore (JLOTS) operation is the process of loading and offloading ships in austere areas where ports are damaged, unavailable, or without the benefit of adequate fixed popdfrt facilities.
On Friday, February 28th the Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) filed a lawsuit in the United States Court of Federal Claims. The defendant is the Department of Transportation Maritime Administration, also referred to as MARAD.
The MOA is seeking monetary relief as a result of MARADs breach of its contractual obligations to the customer, the Municipality of Anchorage.
Mayor Sullivan and his administration are committed to ensuring that the Port Intermodal Expansion Project (PIEP) is successfully completed. Work is expected to begin within the next couple weeks with the development of the Project Management Plan (PMP) with the newly awarded project manager, CH2MHILL.