Before shipping to Polar Sea, the USCG requires that all science shipments be documented on the USCG Science Shipment Tracking web site. The ship to address for all science shipments needs to include the cruise number and the shipment Ref. no. from the shipment tracking web site.
The following address should be used for shipping equipment and mailing correspondence to Polar Sea:
USCGC Polar Sea WAGB 11
PSEAXX00, Ref No. XXX
1519 Alaskan Way S
Seattle, WA 98134
If you are shipping with Fedex, UPS or via a trucking company or common carrier , be advised that the USCG Shipping and receiving hours of operation are 0730-1500 M-F. After hour deliveries can be arranged with advance notice.
Important Phone #s
Shipping and receiving-
Front gate security-
Polar Sea Marine Science Coordinator- 510-437-5355