Panama Canal Lock Expansion

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Year:

2014-2015

Location:

Panama Canal, Latin America

Description:

QuayQuip designed and manufactured the innovative UHMW-PE components for 16 locks gates to be installed in the third set of locks project for the Panama Canal.

These gates are 33 meters high and 60 meters wide. Earlier quayquip delivered the wheel fenders for this project with a value of USD 800.000,- .

The award follows three years of research and development aimed at providing be spoke solutions for UHMW –PE composite bearing blocks to guide the doors during operations. The expansion project is schedueled for completion by December 2015.

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