• 800 metre quay wall
  • 4 million m³ excavated and dredged
  • 55,000 m³ of concrete
  • 614 piles

In Panama, Jan De Nul is building a new quay wall for the PSA Panamá terminal.

Since 2009, Jan De Nul’s civil division has been continuously active in Panama. First for the construction of two new lock complexes within the scope of the Canal Extension Programme, subsequently for building new port facilities for a copper mine in Central Panama. Since 2015, Jan De Nul is extending the PSA Panamá terminal, a contract in three stages.

The first enabling works project, in 2015, included preparatory works for the future container terminal platform during which, among others, the subsoil was improved. In 2016, we started with the two follow on contracts: one for quay construction and the second for excavation of a dry building pit for the quay deck construction including dredging the link with the Panama Canal.

Jan De Nul could offer the client the unique combination of civil and dredging works this was attractive to PSA Panamá as it eliminated interface risks between contracts.

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