Dominican Republic, 2001-2003
As part of a design-and-build contract, construction of the islands first container terminal.
- Construction of a 700-m-long breakwater for protection from waves and seismic hazards: rubble-mound breakwater with concrete-block armour.
- Construction of a 630-m-long quay wall.
- A 45-hectare container storage and marshalling yard.
- Dredging inside the harbour.
- Construction of roads, container handling and storage yards, networks (drainage, drinking water, fire hydrants, electricity, telecommunications), fencing and access control.
- Construction of a 5,000-m² office building and 6,500-m² warehouse.
- A port access road (22 m wide, 2.2 km long).
To prevent coral dust disturbed by dredging in the harbour spreading to the bay, a very-fine-mesh underwater net was installed between the shore and the end of the embankment throughout the operation.