Construction of the Maimon Cruise port is going at a good pace
PUERTO PLATA – The tourist terminal “Amber Cove” is being under construction by Carnival Cruise Lines in the Bay of Maimon, soon the project will allow Puerto Plata to board a cruise “in our own backyard.” This cruise terminal is being built with a huge investment from the Carnival Cruise Lines, using high quality products manufactured in Puerto Plata, as the company Hormigones del Atlántico was the winner of a tender to supply concrete beams and steel that will be exposed to harsh environments, such as sulfates and chlorides.
It was stated that international standards to build docks and other marine terminals, recommend using concrete with water / retail / cement ratio equal to 0.40, increasing the coating to 7 inches and use corrosion inhibitor additives and / or supplementary cemented as micro silica (silica fume), metakaolin (slag) and fly ash (flyash). And this is the case with the supplies by Hormigones del Atlántico to build the port area of the Amber Cove terminal in the beautiful and historic Bahia de Maimon concrete in the western part Puerto Plata.
According to several photographs supplied by the concrete Company, you can see the heads of concrete for much of the piles and precast slabs that form part of the spring catwalks where tourists will step off to mainland.
With the construction of this terminal cruise ship in the Bay of Maimon, has again raised hopes of development and progress in the province of Puerto Plata which was considered the first tourist destination in Dominican Republic, but due to the neglect of the authorities and speculative position of some traders, this industry without smokestacks almost died but now is implementing its relaunch.
Source: Puerto Plata Digital
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