USCGC HEALY logistics in SBI
Cargo is to be shipped to the USCG in Seattle as follows and received by
LTJG Mike Woodrum.
Name of PI
Attn: LTJG Woodrum
14 S. Massachusetts Street
Seattle, WA 98134
Cargo units to be labeled
with SBI Project, PI name and item number "X OF Y"
•Point of Contact:
Michael Woodrum, (206) 217-6300
•The window for cargo to arrive Seattle will be
a) 1-20 April for cargo that can be loaded into the ships
b) 1-15 April for cargo that will
be installed prior to the ship departing and 15-20 April is the time window that
the PI will have the opportunity to install equipment onboard.
•When the cargo is underway to Seattle,
the shipper (PI) will notify LTJG Woodrum with the
-Description of cargo. i.e. number of pieces, total weight,
and information on awkward pieces and special handling requirements like "can be
loaded" or "hold for pre sailing installation"
•The shipper (PI) must advise the freight forwarder (trucker) to call
LTJG Woodrum the day before the expected delivery to coordinate security, gate
procedures, forklift support etc.
Woodrum will notify the shipper (PI) when cargo has been
•LTJG Woodrum will contact
APL/UW when cargo handling help is needed. Sue Huney will be his contact for
Upon return of the Healy to
Seattle (mid October) SBI cargo will be offloaded and forwarded as specified by
The offloading will
commence after the crew has had a week off, so special arrangements should be
made for items that are urgently needed for follow-on projects.
Prior to disembarking in Nome on August
22, the investigators will be required to prepare and label their cargo for
dispatching to a freight-forwarder once it gets off-loaded in Seattle.
Both at Nome and Barrow cargo
and personnel transfer will be by ship's helicopter or landing craft. (The Healy
can't dock at either place and will be holding a few miles off the beach)
•LTJG Woodrum and Heiberg must both be
notified of any such cargo that needs to be loaded as well as off loaded at
either Nome or Barrow.
•Nome and Barrow sipping addresses:
Three air operators offer service to Nome and Barrow and can be found on
Lynden Air Cargo
Northern Air Cargo
suggested that the PI contact the carrier and work out labeling and
Heiberg or a
representative will be in Nome or Barrow during rotations.
It is therefore requested that Heiberg by e-mail be kept
informed of participants traveling itineraries for Nome and
Listed below is information on some
Top of the World Hotel, P.O. Box 189,
Barrow, Alaska 99723
Price: US$ 100 -
King Eider Inn, 1752 Ahkovak Street, Barrow, Alaska
Tel: 907 852-4700
Fax: 907 852-2025
Contact Brian and Leslie Watson
165.00 - 300.00
NOME NUGGET INN, 1 FRONT STREET, P.O. BOX
1470, NOME, ALASKA 99762
Price: US$ 75 -
Polaris Hotel, P.O. Box 741, Nome
Rates: Single (shared bath) $40 +Tax, Double (private bath) $80
Small House $90 day, Igloo Efficiency Apts.
$90 day, Max. Capacity: 35
Aurora Inn & Suites, 527 FRONT STREET,
NOME, AK 99762
Tel: (907) 443-3838, 800
Fax: (907) 443-6380
Rates: 100 - $165
Max. Capacity: 35