Welcome to the new Seward.com!

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Welcome to the new Seward.com!

The Seward Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center Staff is excited to present the new Seward.com! Creating this website is a work in progress, so as you explore everything our town has to offer if you have any comments or recommendations, let us know at communications@seward.com. 

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.