Panamá Port Company (PPC) – Balboa Beth 14 and 18


Panama Port Company, The project was part of an expansion program of the Port of Balboa located in the Pacific area of the Panama Canal. The contract was awarded to the consortium formed by Intercoastal Marine, Inc. – Boskalis. The works developed by IMI included the construction of the superstructure of the berth for the berthing of Super Post Panamax type

Likewise, the project included a series of earthworks, such as the installation of rock dikes to protect the earthfill used for the expansion of the port, an access platform of 330,000 m3 of armor rock, 6,000 m3 of filter rock, and 15,000 m3 of batter rock.

The components of the superstructure covering the berth consisted of 15,000 m of prestressed octagonal concrete piles, with lengths ranging from 24 m to 31 m and installed in pre-excavated and drilled positions, pile caps and crane beams constructed in situ, 14,500 m2 of concrete panels, concrete topping, crane rails entirely welded and berth accessories, including bollards, fenders, etc. The berth platform was 448.1 meters in length.

VOPAK – Panama Terminal Expansion – Marine Works BLM1A

MPSA – Jetty Facility

MIT – Berth 8

MPSA – Intake Concrete Caisson

IMI | Intercoastal Marine Inc.