Expansion Panama Canal

 

Project Expansion Panama Canal, Third set of Locks.
End User ACP, Panama Canal Authority, Panama.
Customer GUPC, Grupo Unidas Por El Canal: Civil Contractor Consortium consisting of Italian, Spanish companies and Jan de Nul.
Company IV-Groep, part of International Engineering Consortium CICP consisting of MWH Global, Tetra Tech, and others.
Position Lead Engineer Mechanical at IV-Consult, part of IV-Groep for Design of Gates Drive System.
Project info The Panama Canal expansion project (Spanish: ampliación del Canal de Panamá), also called the Third Set of Locks Project, doubled the capacity of the Panama Canal by adding a new lane of traffic allowing for a larger number of ships, and increasing the width and depth of the lanes and locks allowing larger ships to pass. (Source: Wikipedia).
Project details The project start for CICP was in 2009. The Third Set of Locks was opened in 2014.
More info Canal de Panama, GUPC, MWH in Port Technology of September 2014, IV-Groep Info, Visit of Dutch PM to Panama, Wikipedia info.

 

  Expansion Panama Canal, Third set of Locks.
  Expansion Panama Canal, Third set of Locks.
  Expansion Panama Canal, Third set of Locks.
  Expansion Panama Canal, Third set of Locks.
  Expansion Panama Canal, Third set of Locks.
Flooding Ceremony
  Expansion Panama Canal, Third set of Locks.
  Expansion Panama Canal, Third set of Locks.
Arrival lock gates.
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Arrival lock gates.
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Lock Gate in Canal.
  Expansion Panama Canal, Third set of Locks.
Gates Drive System
  Expansion Panama Canal, Third set of Locks.
Gates Drive System
  Expansion Panama Canal, Third set of Locks.
Gates Drive System
  Expansion Panama Canal, Third set of Locks.
Gates Drive System
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Gates Drive System Column
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Chicago, Il, USA
  Expansion Panama Canal, Third set of Locks.
Chicago, Il, USA
  Expansion Panama Canal, Third set of Locks.
Chicago, Il, USA
  Expansion Panama Canal, Third set of Locks.
Chicago, Il, USA
  Expansion Panama Canal, Third set of Locks.
Panama City
  Expansion Panama Canal, Third set of Locks.
Panama City
   Expansion Panama Canal, Third set of Locks
   Expansion Panama Canal, Third set of Locks