A.  The relocation of the IOWA to the new West Harbor development has been under consideration by the Port of Los Angeles for a couple of years.  The community is supportive of this relocation, as it will build on the significant changes on the LA Waterfront.  The goal of this relocation is to create a stronger connection with the community and increase the time and spending per visitor.  The new location would be located approximately 1/2 mile from the current location of the Battleship IOWA Museum at the Los Angeles World Cruise Terminal.  The current location has significant yet different benefits as well by retaining a connection to the cruise industry and building off of the existing infrastructure versus new infrastructure.  Regardless of our final location, a move will have limited impact on the design and construction of the National Museum of the Surface Navy, as the museum is being built on board the Battleship IOWA.