8k. Presentation

Maritime Industrial Center Electric Equipment Procurement

Item No. 8k supp
Meeting date: November 14, 2023
Maritime Industrial Center
Electrical Infrastructure Replacement
Electric Equipment Procurement
Authorization for Additional Funding
Kelly Purnell – Capital Project Manager
Jennifer Maietta – Director, Real Estate Asset Management (Sponsor)
Kenneth Lyles – Director, Fishing and Commercial Operations (Sponsor)

CIP # C801241
Project # N06470

• Action Requested
• Current Condition
• Project Scope and
Equipment Purchase
• Risks and Opportunities
• Schedule
• Funding


                Action Requested
Request Commission authorization for the Executive Director to:
1. Approve additional funding in the amount of $1,810,000 for
the procurement of long-lead major electrical equipment for
the Maritime Industrial Center Electrical Infrastructure
Replacement project.
Project Estimated Cost: $8,590,000
Procurement Authorization Request: $1,810,000


                 Current Condition
•   Significant corrosion
•   Stormwater intrusion
•   Degraded protective coatings
•   Decaying structural pads


                Current Tenant Mix
•  Building A-1:
– Mix of storage, warehouse, repair and maintenance shops, silk screen
• Building A-2, yard and moorage:
– Boat yard and marine services (metal fabrication, woodwork, heating
and cooling, electronics)
• Building A-3, A-4, A-5, yard and moorage:
– Fishing vessel support operations


                   Project Scope
Project Work:
•  Demolition of (5) existing switchboards and associated equipment
•  Install new switchboards and associated equipment
•  New ducts, vaults, and electric cables
Electrical Equipment Purchase:
•  Location 1: At Main Electrical – Switchgear, switchboards, transformer
•  Location 2: At Mooring Pier – Switchgear, switchboard, transformer
•  Location 3: At Wharf – Switchboards, transformer


              Risks and Opportunities
•  Risks
– Failure of the existing electrical equipment
– Safety risks to maintenance personnel due to degradation of equipment
– Schedule risks
• Supply chain constraints causing very long lead times for equipment
• Seattle City Light delays
– Materials and equipment price volatility
– High escalation in current construction market
•  Opportunities
– Upgraded and safe equipment with higher load capacities for future site
upgrades (EV chargers, shore power, tenant changes)

        Project Status/Authorization Request
•  30% design complete on overall project
•  Equipment procurement advertised and bids opened 10/06/2023
• Three bids received; low bid 82% over the Engineer’s Estimate​
•  Requesting additional funding to allow for execution of procurement
contract including WSST ​
•  Total amount of this request: $1,810,000
•  Total project budget: $8,590,000


                  Preliminary Schedule

Commission design authorization                  2022 Quarter 4
Design start                                         2022 Quarter 4
Commission authorization for major electrical       2023 Quarter 1
equipment procurement
Commission authorization for additional       2023 Quarter 4
funds for electrical equipment procurement
Commission construction authorization             2024 Quarter 3
Construction start                                   2024 Quarter 4
In-use date                                         2025 Quarter 3


Cost Estimate/Authorization Summary        Capital        Expense            To ta l
Current estimate                             $8,590,000              0    $8,590,000
Previous authorizations                       $2,650,000              0    $2,650,000
*Current request for authorization             $1,810,000               0    $1,810,000
Total authorizations, including this             $4,460,000               0    $4,460,000
Remaining amount to be authorized          $4,130,000            $0    $4,130,000

*Additional funding will be covered by the Maritime Management Reserve C800002





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