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Friday, May 24 2019 @ 09:27 AM UTC

Four consortia vie to design and build new locks for Panama Canal

Canal Expansioneyefortransport.com - In what will be the largest contract under the Panama Canal’s Expansion Program – to design and build the new locks – the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has received statements of qualifications yesterday from the four consortia vying for the job. The Expansion Program will build a new lane of traffic along the Panama Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, which will double capacity and allow more traffic and longer, wider ships. The four consortia comprise thirty companies from thirteen countries:
  • * Consorcio C.A.N.A.L.
  • * Consortia members: ACS Servicios, Comunicaciones y Energía (Spain), Acciona Infraestructuras (Spain), Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas (Spain), Hochtief Construction (Germany), Constructoras ICA (Mexico)
  • * Designers: Sener Ingeniería y Sistemas (Spain), Haskoning Nederland (Holland), Hochtief Consult (Germany), Mott Macdonald (UK)
  • * Gate manufacturers: ACS Servicios, Comunicaciones y Energía (Spain)

  • * Consorcio Atlántico-Pacífico de Panamá
  • * Consortia members: Bouygues Travaux Publics (France), Bilfinger Berger (Germany), VINCI Construction Grands Projets (France), Construcoes e Comercio Camargo Correa (Brazil), Construtora Andrade Gutierrez (Brazil), Construtora Queiroz Galvao (Brazil), ALSTOM Hydro Energia Brasil (France), BARDELLA Industrias Mecánicas (Brazil)
  • * Designers: AECOM (US)
  • * Gate manufacturers: ALSTOM Hydro Energia Brasil (France)

  • * Bechtel, Taisei, Mitsubishi Corp
  • * Consortia members: Bechtel Internacional (US), Taisei Corp (Japan), Mitsubishi Corp (Japan)
  • * Designers: Bechtel Internacional (US)
  • * Gate manufacturers: Wuchang Shipyard (China)

  • * Grupo Unidos por el Canal
  • * Consortia members: Sacyr Vallehermoso (Spain), Impregilo (Italy), Jan de Nul (Belgium), Constructora Urbana (Panama)
  • * Designers: Montgomery Watson Harza (US), IV-Groep (Holland), Tetra Tech (US)
  • * Gate manufacturers: Heerema Fabrication Group (Holland)



Author: Newsdesk / eyefortransport.com

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