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MultiRio Container Terminal

MultiRio Container Terminal

The MultiRio Container Terminal is a large container terminal located in the Rio de Janeiro Port. The terminal specializes in the import/export of finished goods.

MultiRio plans to increase its shipping capacity by at least 50% and launch in 2012 an expansion project aiming at adding extra quay length to its infrastructure in order to receive additional port containers.

To support the pier expansion of MultiRio, Dextra has been working with contractor Andrade Gutierrez for the engineering and supply of Marine Tie Rods.

Dextra supplied in 2014, 100 tons of steel rods coming in medium diameters M56 and M59. The rods were anchored to the wall by the use of swivel plates and nuts, which conveniently allow 5° multidirectional adjustment.

Plates are positioned onto the Waling beams, also supplied by Dextra. Waling beams are installed onto the sheet piles. Their design is directly impacted by the Tie Rods solution chosen as for example spacing of the beams will be impacted by the diameter of the bar and angle of the rod.

tie rods waling

Between the wall, Hinge couplers were installed in line to allow for additional vertical tolerance as sometimes required to counter the ground settlement efforts sometimes caused over times with heavy cranes operating and piles of stored containers.

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At every moment of your customer journey, Dextra teams dedicate themselves to the production of smart construction solutions that allow our customers to reach higher productivity and safety levels on their construction sites.

Dextra holds physical stocks on several continents, complemented in each country by the local inventories of our distributors. With this extended network, Dextra makes sure our products are always at reach no matter where our partners are.

For solutions that require to be customized, Dextra can also go beyond our standard delivery times and offer accelerated delivery schemes. Consult us for more information.

From 3 major industrial sites located in Bangkok (Thailand), Guangzhou (China), and Pune (India), Dextra completely owns its manufacturing facilities and processes. This allows us to have complete control over the timing of our operations and the quality of the solutions produced.

An independently accredited material testing laboratory, accredited to ISO-IEC17025, is located at Dextra’s main Bangkok factory, allowing the testing of material and products.

Dextra aims to supply products that exceed the most demanding international technical approvals and it is our goal to create maximum customer satisfaction by complying with our clients’ needs and specified requirements.

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