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Port of Douala

Port of Douala

The Port of Douala is a large sea port opened to the Atlantic Ocean, part of the Wouri department in Cameroon. It is the main port of Cameroon and the busiest Central-African Port, with agreements that allow it to serve the countries of Tchad and Central African Republic, which do not benefit from a direct access to sea.

To support the ambitious development plan of Port Autonome de Douala, Dextra has been working with contractor BESIX for the engineering and supply of the steel structures support Douala Pier 51, a 165m-long quay wall.

Dextra engineered and supplied in 2015 systems of Marine Tie Rods in diameter M100 and in Grade 700, the highest in our range. Higher grades offer an improved performance/steel ratio compared to grades 355/510 and 500/660, allowing to pick smaller diameter bar which ultimately provide steel savings and facilitate logistics and installation efforts.

The rods making the long tendons, up to XXX meters long, were spliced with turnbuckles and couplers. The rods were anchored into the combi walls thanks to the use of Captive Nuts accessories, which allow a multidirectional rotation angle of 5° in order to ease the installation.

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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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