“Travel-lift”, Port of Barcelona

Project Description

Design and construction of two reinforced concrete pontoons on vibrated steel piles with the aim of providing an infrastructure for the operation of a 150-ton Travelift capacity.
Two pontoons 25m long and 2m wide and 1m thick executed with a reinforced concrete structure supported on piles.
Additionally, ER designed a metallic structure for the installation of polyethylene fenders with a D section at the lower part of the piers, in order to ensure vessels with lower freeboard.

  • 2 fixed fingers
  • Length: 25 m
  • Width: 2 m
  • Thickness: 1 m
  • Maximum capacity: 150 Tn

Project Data

  • Client: Marina Barcelona 92, Port Autònom de Barcelona.
  • Year of project completion: 2017
  • Contract type: Project management and technical assistance to construction management.