Mr. Gene Makarin, with APL (America) LLC, P.O. Box 920425, Dutch Harbor, AK 99692, states that the project purpose is to accommodate larger 7,500 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit) vessels, and provide additional storage capacity within the facility. Work being proposed includes proposes to dredge up to 42,900 cubic yards (CY) of bottom sediment (in the form of silt, sand, and gravel) and rock from 3.37 acres below the mean high water mark (MHWM, 3.4 feet above the mean lower low water mark (MLLW) of 0 feet elevation) of Iliuliuk Bay, a navigable water of the U.S., using either a clamshell dredge or a hydraulic excavator, working from an anchored barge. The applicant proposes to dispose of 22,575 CY of the dredged material into a 130-acre disposal area below the high tide line (HTL, 4.7 feet above the MLLW) and MHWM of Iliuliuk Bay, approximately 3,300 feet northeast of the APL dock. Up to 600 CY of material (from the dock face) would be directly disposed of in a 0.25-acre area immediately waterward of the dock. The remaining 19,725 CY of dredged rock would be utilized for construction of a fill pad. The project site is located within Section 2, T. 73 S., R. 118 W., Seward Meridian; USGS Quad Map Unalaska C-2; Latitude 53.8825º N., Longitude 166.5308º W.; American President Lines (APL) Terminal, 1125 East Point Road, in Unalaska, Alaska. Please contact Jen Martin at (907) 753-2730, by fax at (907) 420-0813, or by email at Jen.L.Martin@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.
POA-1983-00464-M6, Iliuliuk Bay_PN