The existing entrance southbound of the Americas Bridge was widened over a distance of 7 km by 37 m on both sides, making the total width 300 m.
Some 5.6 million m³ of soft and hard materials were eventually dredged deploying the TSHD ‘Lange Wapper’ and CSD ‘D’Artagnan’. Additionally, DEME will again be busy at the Panama Canal in 2017, dredging in front of the Cocoli Locks with the CSD ‘D’Artagnan’ from January.
DREDGED FROM THE PANAMA CANALSINCE 2008
“Working in Cuba was a true life experience. I will never forget the quality of people, their optimism and how they valued our work. Seeing every member of the port organisation sit down with us every morning and putting all their resources available demonstrated the impact our work had on that society. DEME was able to successfully carry out a project that opens the door to new opportunities and proves that adjusting to new challenges is part of our strength.”