Berth 102 Rear Backlands Phase IIB & IIIB
This is a sustainable project
Familiar shipping lines such as Cosco, Hanjin and Evergreen are served by the West Basin China Shipping Container Terminal at the Port of Los Angeles at Berths 100, 101 and 102.
Sully-Miller Contracting Co. was contracted to develop 27 acres of Berth 102’s backlands. This project is a phased development of the West Basin China Shipping Container Terminal.
Phase l, was completed in December 2003 and included construction of backland and wharf.
Phase llA was completed in December 2010 and included additional backland and wharf construction.
Phase lllA, was completed in December 2013 and also included additional backland and wharf.
This specific contract encompasses Phases llB and lllB, comprising the remaining backlands at Berth 102.
The 27 acre backland development project consists of:
- Utilities such as storm drain, sewer, gas, water, and lighting
It also included concrete pavement and transtainer runways throughout the terminal to accommodate a new electric-powered transtainer crane.
Challenges Based on Environmental Guidelines
Global Warming Solutions Act (AB32) passed in 2006
• Requires carbon emissions be reduced back to 1990 levels by the year 2020
POLA & POLB Implement a “Clean Air Action Plan”
• Joint Effort between two largest ports in the U.S.
• Collaboration with local, state, and federal entities ensuring compliance with air quality standards
• South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD)
• California Air Resources Board (CARB)
• Environmental Protection Agency Region 9 (EPA Region 9)
First of its kind in the United States
Requires Off-Road and On-Road Diesel Emission standards
• Tier 4 Engine= 2011 or newer
• Installation of Vehicle Diesel Emission Strategy (VDECS)
• Reduces NOx and diesel particulate matter
• $25-40k install using CARB’s designated supplier(s)