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Design Construction Of Marine Civil Works For Installation Of Generator Barge “Estrella Del Mar I”

Design Construction Of Marine Civil Works For Installation Of Generator Barge “Estrella Del Mar I”

EN Marine Projects and Deep Foundations
Nombre del Proyecto:
Design Construction Of Marine Civil Works For Installation Of Generator Barge "Estrella Del Mar I"
Fecha:
January 1, 1970
Ubicación:
Bahía Las Minas, Colón
Ciente:
AES
Descripción del proyecto

This project consisted of the design and construction in mode “Fast Track”, civil and marine berthing facilities, commissioning and operation of a generating 72 MW barge in Bahia Las Minas, in the province of Colón.

Design work began with the conceptual geometric design, soil studies and bathymetry of the area, definition of final geometry and elements of the work to include and detailed design of all dredging, wharf structure, earthworks, roads, buildings, drainage, lighting and other basic services.

The marine construction included the dredging of 135,000m3 of seabed, the driving of 44 steel piles, the construction of a marina runway of 150m in length, and two dukes berth for the generating barge. Work on land included all the dirt, roads, pile driving for the electrical substation and buildings, construction of office buildings, storage, and security booths, storm water systems, lighting and water, and the installation of poles of high-tension wire between the generator barge and the substation.

Construction milestones were fulfilled in advance.