Spain

Port of Palma de Mallorca

Client

Balearic Islands Port Authority.

Key facts

Poniente Pier expansion for cruise ship berths: Extension of the current Poniente Pier using 18 rectangular reinforced concrete caissons. Total length = 405 m. Design ship: Queen Mary 2 (345 m long, 10 m draft). The pier is designed to allow water to circulate freely, with a separation between caissons of 8 m, the gap being maintained by precast concrete slabs and a reinforced concrete top slab.

Poniente Norte Pier esplanade expansion: More than 36.000 m2. 400 m berthing length. 34 m long floating concrete caissons. Pre-loading of the esplanades.

Services

Detailed design of the Poniente Pier expansion.

Construction supervision, health and safety coordination, environmental monitoring for the esplanade expansion.