Berth for large vessels at the docks of Poniente.
Palma de Mallorca

 Location: Palma de Mallorca, Baleares
 Developer: Baleares Port Authority
 Budget: 28.518.432,26 €
 Completion year: 2013
 Execution period: 18 meses

Works consist in the extension of the Poniente docks in the Port of Palma de Mallorca to host the increased cruise demand in the island. The current quay will be enlarged 400 m long and 30 m width. The solution includes the provision of 18 reinforced concrete floating caissons placed individually to get a permeable wall enabling water regeneration inside the basin.

Pile mooring demolition
- Trench dredge: 28.643 m3
- Rock bedding layer: 135.250 t.

Manufacturing and sinking 18 reinforced concrete floating caissons
Caissons dimensions:
- Length: 29,15 ml.
- Beam: 14,95 ml.
- Depth: 15,70 y 16,40 ml.
- Concrete: 33.275 m3
- Steel reinforcement: 2.827,115 Kg.

Filling cells

Capping beam execution
- “In situ" slabs casted using a floating structure formwork and hydraulic lifting equipment.
* Concrete: 15.377 m3
* Steel reinforcement: 2.827,115 Kg

Concrete ramp between the current quaid and the new extension:
Installations and pavement
Berthing and mooring elements
- 42 Bollards of 200 tons
- 36 Fenders type SC2000H