In a joint work session with the Planning Commission, commissioners suggested moving the location of passenger drop-off and constructing a pedestrian walkway.
Current projects include repairing the Cape Nome Jetty and expanding the harbor office.
The Commission is considering several additions to accommodate the port’s many users.
The Port Commission is expected to accept the resignation of Commissioner Megan Alvanna-Stimpfle.
“A tug positioned right on a vessel makes a big difference,” said Captain Ed Page of MXAK.
The largest cruise ship to navigate the Northwest Passage stopped in Nome on Sunday. But onboard, all attention was focused on the days to come.
A deadman anchor and a holding tank for bilgewater are among the projects being discussed.
The Nome Port Commission will meet Thursday night to hear final updates on the Arctic Chinook training exercise.
The Crystal Serenity will bring around 1,000 passengers to Nome’s shore. “If everything falls into place like it’s supposed to, it’ll be a good day,” says Robin Johnson of Nome Discovery Tours.
The Port Commission is focused on ongoing engineering projects this summer, including Snake River dredging and the development of the Thornbush Subdivision.