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International Terminal Project Updates

International Terminal Renovation Project Updates
January 2010 - Present
The architectural rendering of the International terminal shown here incorporates three phases of construction.
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Completed Terminal Project

Aerial view of the completed terminal project.
(Photo by Chuck Forinash)



Grand Re-Opening/Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Commission President JoAnn Barton dedicates the new terminal dock at the grand re-opening/ribbon cutting ceremony at the International Terminal on Friday, August 16, 2013 to celebrate completion of the project.
(Photo courtesy of Michele Becker, Business Oregon)



Phoenix Award

Port Commissioner Walter Chuck traveled to Atlanta, GA to receive the Phoenix Award on behalf of the Port of Newport for the Temrinal Renovation Project. The Phoenix Award is presented by the Environmental Protection Agency for the cleanup of a site that had been considered unusable but was restored to a good and productive location.
Phoenix Award



Alaska Boats

The distant water fleet at the new Terminal Dock.



Preparing For Paving

Preparing for Paving at the International Terminal.



East Dock

This photograph was taken underneath the new East Dock as of the end of March, 2013.


Contact Information / Public Forum Panelists

Public Forum Panelists
Port of Newport / City of Newport
Public Forum, March 19, 2013, OCCC
Contact Information
Contact Information / Public Forum Panelists



Employee Lunch

Terminal Operations Supervisor Jim Durkee and General Manager Don Mann welcomed Port personnel to the new shop at the Terminal for an All Employees Lunch on March 22.



Nearly Completed Ro-Ro Dock as of February 2013



Tuna Boats at the Terminal Dock

Six boats from a California tuna fleet moored at the new east dock in October.



Concrete Pour on the East Dock

The final lift was poured in two full sections on the east dock October 25, 2012.



Terminal Warehouse Demolition

Natt McDougall Company (NMC) demolished the east terminal warehouse on October 1, 2012.



F/V Eastward at the Terminal Dock

The 120-foot tuna vessel F/V Eastward was the first boat to tie to the new dock at the terminal.



F/V Chevelle Salvage

The front half of F/V Chevelle was raised on August 24 and brought to shore at McLean Point near the terminal. The wreckage was hauled to a scrap yard in Portland, where it will be recycled. The back half of the boat has not been positively located. F/V Chevelle ran aground and sank after crossing the Newport bar on March 11.



Aerial of Terminal July, 2012

Project site with new dock and work in progress in the gap area.



Dock Work in July

Installation of tension rods through the Hennebique.



Iron Work

Iron work proceeds at the bulkhead wall.



New Cargo Dock

The new cargo dock is under construction.



Pasley Prop

The propellar is removed from the M/V Pasley.



In-Water Work Is Done/Remediation Complete

Natt McDougall Company completed the in-water work at the International Terminal on March 13, two days ahead of schedule. Remediation is now 100% complete. The Port will apply to the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) for a No Further Action (NFA) letter, which will remove the terminal site from DEQ's Environmental Cleanup Site Information.



Don Mann and Congressman Schrader

Port of Newport General Manager Don Mann joined the Pacific Northwest Waterways delegation in Washington, DC March 4-8. He met with Congressman Kurt Schrader, Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, and representatives from the Department of Commerce and Army Corps of Engineers. A major topic of discussion was the Port's International Terminal Project.



Cargo Dock Pile Cap Header

The cargo dock near shore pile cap header has been poured. Forms are being set for the outboard.



Removal of the Cofferdam

Pilings are being pulled from the cofferdam that held the Pasley at the Terminal Renovation Project.



Steel Salvage

Steel salvaged from from the Pasley and Hennebique and sheet pile buy back has resulted in a credit of $320,000 that will be rolled back into the International Terminal Renovation Project.



The Terminal Renovation Project

Aerial photograph of the Terminal Renovation Project as of December 8, 2011.



Removing scaffolding from the cofferdam

Scaffolding is being removed after painting protective epoxy on the sheet pile.



Terminal Project Cleanup

Material from the Hennebique is loaded for transport to the Coffin Butte facility.



The SS Pasley is gone

Demolition of the SS Pasley was completed before the end of October, leaving an empty cofferdam.


Restricted Access to Terminal Dock

There will be restricted vehicle access to the east terminal dock fishing boat moorage area from November 1, 2011 through the spring of 2012. All efforts will be made to provide moorage and to service vessels for pucposes of loading and offloading gear. Fishermen are encouraged to schedule time in advance with the Port's terminal representative, Jim Durkee (541-270-0545), so he can keep work flowing as smoothly as possible. The Port is working with the contractor to achieve as much work on the east pier as possible this winter to expedite completion of this project.


October 2011 Construction Update

The Port Commission was briefed on the progress of the International Terminal Renovation Project at the regular meeting on Tuesday, October 25, 2011. Click below to read more.
October 2011 Construction News Release



September 2011 Construction Update

The Port Commission was briefed on the progress of the International Terminal Renovation Project at its noon work session and regular meeting on Tuesday, September 27, 2011. Click below to read more.
September 2011 News Release



SS Pasley Demolition to Begin September 14

Due to the high risk and unpredictable nature of the demolition of the SS Pasley, Port of Newport contractor Natt McDougall Company may need to perform work around the clock until the Pasley has been completely demolished or stabilized. This is expected to occur intermittently between September 14, 2011 and October 5, 2011. Click below to read more.
SS Pasley Demolition



August 2011 Construction Update

The Port Commission was briefed on the progress of the Terminal Renovation Project at the noon work session and regular meeting on Tuesday, August 23, 2011. Click below to read more.
August 2011 News Release



Construction Update News Release

The Port Commission was briefed on the progress of the International Terminal Renovation project at its noon work session and regular meeting on Tuesday, June 26, 2011. Click below to read more.
Construction Update News Release



Terminal Renovation Project News Release

The Port Commission was briefed on the progress of the International Terminal Renovation Project at its noon work session and regular meeting on Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Click below to read more.
News Release June 29, 2011



Aerial View

This is an aerial view of the Terminal Renovation Project as of May 4, 2011.



Terminal Renovation Project

Work in progress on the Pasley, May 4, 2011



Terminal Renovation Project News Release

The Port Commission was briefed on the progress of the International Terminal Renovation project at the monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 25, 2011. Click below to read more.
News Release May 25, 2011



Terminal Renovation Project News Release

The Port Commission was briefed on the progress of the International terminal Renovation Project at the monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 26, 2011. Click below to read more.
News Release April 27, 2011



Terminal Project Water Treatment System

The water treatment system for the terminal project is fully operational and has been inspected by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). The system will proecss water extracted from inside the hull of the Pasley.



Below Decks on the Pasley

1943 steering gear and twin cylinder, vertical reciprocating steam engine.


International Terminal Renovation Project Scope

The Port of Newport Board of Commissioners received an update on the International Terminal Renovation Project scope at the regular monthly meeting on March 22, 2011. Click below to read more.
International Terminal Renovation Project Scope


International Terminal Renovation Project Alternative Drawing

The Port of Newport Commissioner received an updated drawing of the International Terminal Renovation Project alternative at the regular meeting on March 22, 2011. Click below to see the drawing.
Alternative Drawing



Terminal Project Construction Media Release

The Port Commission was briefed on the progress of the International Terminal renovation Project at the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 22, 2011. Click below to read more.
Construction Update March 22, 2011



Working inside the containment cell

The cofferdam, also known as the containment cell, around the Pasley was completed on February 4, 2011.


Construction Update

The Port of Newport Board of Commissioners was briefed on the progress of the International Terminal Renovation Project at the monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 22, 2011. Click here to read the update.
Construction Update



Construction Update Terminal Renovation Project

The Port Commission was briefed on the progress of the International Terminal Renovation Project at its monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 25, 2011. Click here for news update.
Construction Update



Sen. Wyden Briefed on NOAA-Terminal Projects

Senator Ron Wyden met on November 5, 2010 with Port of Newport Commissioners, Port staff, the Governor's staff, and members of the construction and project management firms. Click on the link to read more.
Sen. Wyden Briefed on Port Projects



North Dredge Disposal Site

Work on the north dredge disposal site near the terminal continues.



"Safety First" at the old terminal office

Demolition of the old terminal office has been completed.



Commission Briefed on Terminal Project

The Port Commission was briefed on the progress of the International Terminal Renovation Project at the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 26, 2010. Click on the link to read more.
News Release 10/27/2010



Terminal Buildings

New office and warehouse buildings at the Terminal.


Terminal Renovation Project

Informational signs have been placed at the Terminal and along Bay Boulevard regarding the Port of Newport's Terminal Renovation Project. Click on the pdf link below to view the sign.
Terminal Sign


Proposed Cleanup Actions for the International Terminal

Proposed Cleanup Actions for the Port of Newport International Terminal

The Department of Environmental Quality has published a Request for Comments on the proposed cleanup actions for the Port of Newport International Terminal. To review associated documents, please click on the FTP link below.

ftp://Port:RAP@ftp.kpffcivilpdx.com/RAP


Terminal Construction Plan Update

Click on the link for an update on construction plans for the International Terminal Renovation Project.
NewsRelease08262010



Terminal Construction Plan Briefing

Port Commission Briefed on Construction Plans for the International Terminal Renovation Project. Click on the link for the Tuesday, July 27, 2010 update.
Terminal Construction Plan Briefing


Terminal Project Open House Overview

Click on the link for an overview of the public open house that was held on the Terminal Renovation Project on July 20, 2010.
Terminal Project Open House Overview



Corps of Engineers' Public Notice

Go to the following website to access the Army Corps of Engineers' public notice for the Terminal, Permit No. NWP-2007-832. Comments are due by August 15, 2010.

http://www.nwp.usace.army.mil/op/g/public.asp?op=PN


Terminal Project Open House News Release


Click on the link for Press Release.
Terminal Open House News Release


Terminal Project Open House

International Terminal Renovation Project Open House
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Yaquina Bay Yacht Club Clubhouse
750 SE Bay Boulevard, Newport
6 - 8 PM Open House and discussions with the project team and agencies
6:30 - 7:00 PM Presentation



Upland Building Construction at the Terminal

Quade Commercial Construction, Lincoln City, OR, has started construction of two new upland buildings at the terminal site. The buildings will house an office and shop for terminal operations, office space for J. Lamb Marine Electric, and an office and warehouse for Foulweather Trawl. There will also be space for stevedores and longshoremen and one additional small office space for lease in the future.


Joint Permit Application

Go to the following websites to access the Port of Newport's Joint Permit Application for public review and comment.

www.oregon.gov/DSL
www.nwp.usace.army.mil


Port Submits Joint Permit Application

The Port has submitted its Joint Permit Application for the in-water work on the International Terminal Renovation Project. Click on the link for the full news release.
Port Submits Joint Permit Application


Port To Submit In-Water Work Application

The Port is expected to submit its Joint Permit Application for in-water work on the International Terminal Renovation Project. Click on the link for the entire news release.
Port To Submit In-Water Work Application


Design Milestone - Terminal Project

The Port Commission completed another milestone on the International Terminal Renovation Project at its meeting on Tuesday, April 27, 2010, when it passed the 95% design completion. Click on the link for more details.
Design Milestone - Terminal Project


Commission Nears Milestone on Terminal Project

The Port Commission received an update on the progress of the International terminal Renovation Project at its meeting on Tuesday, March 23, 2010. Click on the link for more information.
Terminal Project Nears Milestone



Pasley Hull

Cracks in the Pasley hull.



Oil Discovery Work on the Pasley

Preparations are made for the first phase of oil discovery on the Pasley in June 2009, using a remotely operated vehicle (ROV).



Survey Work at the Terminal

Survey work gets under way for the Terminal Renovation Project.



Commission President Goblirsch at Project Site

Commission President Ginny Goblirsch tours the International Terminal Renovation Project site.



Geo-Tech Work at the Terminal

Geo-Tech work gets underway on the Terminal Renovation Project.



Below Decks on the Pasley

Kent Gibson, Port Operations North, below decks on the Pasley.



Pasley Bell

Below decks on the Pasley.



Opening the Hennebique

Opening the Hennebique hold.