Seward Marine Industrial Complex
The Seward Marine Industrial Center, or SMIC, is located across Resurrection Bay from Seward, about 6 road miles from the city. Many features of the area add to its appeal as a marine services destination including:
- Year-round ice-free harbor
- Centrally located near the Gulf of Alaska, ideal for the Alaska fleet
- Breakwater provides safe maritime operations and mooring
- Immediate landside access to Alaska’s highway network and the Alaska Railroad
- Proximity to a broad range of economic resources, including the fourth busiest cargo airport in the world and the University of Alaska campuses
- Proximity to trade routes
- Boatyard and storage areas, allowing owner to work on their vessels
- Available shipyard and dry-dock capacities
- Travelift Guidelines for 50-ton and 330-ton lifts
- 50-ton Travelift Rates
- 330-ton Travelift Rates
The SMIC basin is dredged to an approximate depth of -21 feet mean-lower-low-water (MLLW), while the depth adjacent to the North Dock is -25 feet MLLW. SMIC can accommodate medium draft vessels for cargo offloading, fueling, and moorage alongside the North Dock.
SMIC also has haul-out capacities.
- A 330T TraveLift
- 500T SyncroLift
- And a crane with lifting capacity of up to 80 tons.
The area is open for business 365 days a year with a range of private businesses available for marine services and supply.