Construction Completed in Just Four Months, Ahead of Schedule
Jul 6, 2022
Construction of the new pier at Palmer Station was completed at the end of April, the first major milestone in modernizing the research station and expanding its capacity for scientific research.
New Pier Will Increase the Ability to Support Scientific Research on the Station and Antarctic Peninsula
Mar 10, 2022
Construction has begun on the new pier at Palmer Station, the U.S. Antarctic Program's research facility on the Antarctic Peninsula. Replacing Palmer's pier is a critical step in modernizing the research station to make it run more efficiently and to expand its capacity for scientific research.
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.