Elcon has more than 30 years of proven expertise in electrical systems design for Pacific Northwest marine projects including pier replacements, marinas, container terminals, ship to shore services, shipyards, ferry terminals, buildings and multi-modal facilities. We specialize in electrical distribution, communications and lighting systems for marine, transportation and industrial facilities. Elcon has a long history of delivering best-value, energy efficient marine electrical system designs that provide trouble-free installation and operation. Several Port Authorities, U.S. Coast Guard, Washington State Ferries and many marine facilities rely on us to provide them with state of the art electrical, lighting and communications design for new work and upgrade of existing marine facilities.
Marine & Ports Projects
Port of Tacoma, Pier 4 Upgrade – Tacoma, WA
Electrical design of a new 15kV service for the reconfiguration of Pier 4 to align with Pier 3. Electrical systems include electrical service and a new 15kV main switchgear to serve eight (8) 15 kV cranes, future refrigeration outlets, high mast lighting, a new Marine Operations Building, and bullrail outlets. Designed new ductbanks and vaults to serve the reconfigured pier. This project also included demolition of the existing 5kV electrical system, lighting poles with high mast fixtures, ductbanks, bullrail power, and crane power services.
Port of Everett, South Terminal and Wharf Upgrade – Everett, WA
South Terminal’s upgrades include electrical design of a 5kV substation/switchgear to support two 100-Gauge 1.2 MVA container cranes, two (2) 1.0 MVA Mobile Harbor Cranes, and provide for future shore-to-ship power.  It also includes design of a 12.47kV to 480/277 substation to provide bullrail power and other miscellaneous loads throughout South Terminal. Elcon designed demolition of the existing electrical system for the Warehouse Building T-5 and the site.
Port of Seattle,  Terminal 18 Stormwater Utility upgrades – Seattle, WA
Elcon provided electrical power distribution design for four (4) new pump stations inside Port of Seattle’s Terminal 18. Elcon designed 15kV ductbanks and 15kV-480V substations to four pump stations located at the Wheel-Wash Station, Longshoremen’s Lunch Hall, and two at the CEM Building. Additional services included short circuit, coordination, and arc flash studies of the electrical system to support the pump stations.
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