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New commercial pier in Portimão, Portugal

Started in April 2020, Portuguese engineering and construction company Mota Engil drove 12 casings for the foundation of the 3 Duques D’alba. This is a future commercial pier in Portimão. The casings, 1100mm in diameter and 11 mm thick, were driven in the seabed at a depth of 21 meters. The vibratory hammer used was a PVE52M normal frequency vibratory hammer, supplied by PERTA our Portuguese dealer. Despite the complexity of the work, the total duration of this was only 1 month and 15 days, thanks to the good performance of the referred equipment.

Job data:

  • JOB: Marina De Portimão
  • CLIENT: Mota Engil
  • EQUIPMENT: PVE52M + ICE900 + 2XPVE100T
  • TUBES: Ø=1100mm, length = 21m,  thickness = 11mm
  • SPT MAXIMUM SPT: 33,44,50,51,60

In the sliders below pictures of the job and the final result.