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Update on the Port of Long Beach. Doug Thiessen, P.E. Managing Director of Engineering . ACEC LA January 15, 2014. Port of Long Beach Premier gateway for U.S-Asia trade, major Southern California economic engine. Who We Are. 3,500 acres of land 4,600 acres of water

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Doug thiessen p e managing director of engineering

Update on the

Port of Long Beach

Doug Thiessen, P.E.

Managing Director of Engineering

ACEC LA

January 15, 2014


Doug thiessen p e managing director of engineering

Port of Long Beach

Premier gateway for U.S-Asia trade, major Southern California economic engine


Who we are

Who We Are

  • 3,500 acres of land

  • 4,600 acres of water

  • 6 container terminals

  • 66 Ship-to-Shore cranes

  • 76-foot-deep main channel

  • 2nd busiest U.S. container cargo seaport

  • Part of the world’s 9th busiest port complex


Doug thiessen p e managing director of engineering

Diverse Cargo

3,500-acre Port moves cars, crude oil, petroleum coke, lumber and container cargoes.


Big ship ready

Big Ship Ready

2013

18,000 TEU

2006

15,500 TEU

8,100 TEU

1997

1996

7,100 TEU


Doug thiessen p e managing director of engineering

Largest to Call North America

14,000-TEU MSC Corte Real came in October 2013 – too wide to pass through the expanded Panama Canal.


Doug thiessen p e managing director of engineering

Investing in the Future

Port has begun a $4 billion upgrade of facilities to stay competitive


Doug thiessen p e managing director of engineering

Current Major Programs

  • Pier G Redevelopment

  • Middle Harbor Redevelopment

  • Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement

  • On-and Near-Dock Rail

  • Shore-to-Ship Power

  • Fire Protection Program


Doug thiessen p e managing director of engineering

Middle Harbor

$1.2 billion facility will be one of the most technologically advanced terminals in the world.


Doug thiessen p e managing director of engineering

Middle Harbor

Phase 1 Currently Underway


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Phase 2

Phase 1

Phase 2

Phase 1

Middle Harbor Redevelopment

305-acre facility under construction in two phases.


Doug thiessen p e managing director of engineering

Middle Harbor Redevelopment

  • Phase 1- $779.3 Million

    • 10 construction projects

    • Third-party utility improvements/relocations

  • Phase 2- $449.7 Million

    • 9 construction projects

    • Third-party utility improvements/relocations


Doug thiessen p e managing director of engineering

Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement

$1.3 billion cable-stay bridge; $650 million

design-build contract awarded to Shimmick,

FCC & Impregilo on July 2012.


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Pre-Construction

Preliminary engineering complete, two-thirds through Right-of-Way work.


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Future Opportunity

Demolition of Existing Bridge


On near dock rail improvements

On & Near Dock Rail Improvements

Pier B

On-Dock Rail Support Facility*

Ocean Blvd. Track Realignment

Pier G South

Rail Yard*

Middle Harbor On-Dock Rail

*Future project


Doug thiessen p e managing director of engineering

  • Shore Power Projects

  • Port is reducing air quality impacts through the Clean Air Action Plan. The state has enacted a regulation requiring shore power in 2014.


Doug thiessen p e managing director of engineering

  • Major Effort

  • Simultaneous construction at all container terminals and 12 berths


Doug thiessen p e managing director of engineering

Project Budgets


Doug thiessen p e managing director of engineering

Fire-Protection Program

  • New Fireboats for Station 15 & 20

  • Fireboat Station 15 Replacement Project

  • Fireboat Station 20 Replacement Project

  • (Site Selection Underway)


Doug thiessen p e managing director of engineering

New FireboatTwo fireboats under construction in Seattle


Doug thiessen p e managing director of engineering

Upcoming Consultant Opportunities

  • Construction Management Division:

    • CM Services – Pier G Redevelopment (under evaluation)

    • On-Call, Inspection & Material Testing (under evaluation)

    • As-Needed Hydrographic Services

    • (under evaluation)

    • CM Services – New Fire Stations, 2014

    • On-Call Construction Mgmt. Services, 2014

  • Other Engineering Divisions:

    • On-Call Cost Estimating Services, 2014


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Upcoming Contractor Opportunities

(Next 12 months)

  • Pier C, Upgrade of Water Facilities, 2013

  • Berths F209 Chemoil Facility Improvements, 2013

  • NRG Facilities Relocation/Demolition, 2013

  • Harbor Scenic Water Valve Replacement, 2013

  • Pier F, Cut-off Wall & Pavement Rehab., 2013

  • Edison Avenue Street Improvement, 2014

  • Pier J, Bike & Pedestrian Path, 2014


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The Future is Big

We face big challenges, but we see big opportunities that will bring a promising future to the Port of Long Beach


Staying connected

Staying connected

www.polb.com

www.facebook.com/PortofLB

http://twitter.com/portoflongbeach

http://www.youtube.com/portoflongbeach


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