New Pier to be Constructed in 2021-2022
Apr 21, 2021
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is moving ahead with plans to rebuild the pier at Palmer Station, its research facility on Anvers Island, Antarctica. The U.S. Antarctic Program's primary contractor, Leidos, which heads the Antarctic Support Contract (ASC), has signed Pacific Pile & Marine of Seattle, WA, to lead the construction effort.
NSF Seeks Information About Eligible Firms Capable of Performing Construction Services at Palmer Station
Dec 17, 2018
NSF's Office of Polar Programs, which manages the U.S. Antarctic Program, and its Colorado-based Antarctic logistics support contractor, ASC Leidos, have issued a "Sources Sought Notice" for the replacement of the pier at Palmer Station on the Antarctic Peninsula.
NSF is Currently in the Process of Finalizing the Plans Needed to Prepare for Construction
Aug 30, 2018
The National Science Foundation (NSF) will make a major upgrade to the pier at the U.S. Antarctic Program's Palmer Station. NSF's Office of Polar Programs is currently in the process of finalizing the plans and designs needed to prepare for construction in the coming months.