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Sète Port

Sète Port

The Port of Sète is a large sea port opened to the Meditteranean Sea. It is the largest fishing port in the South of France. It also serves many ferry connections towards Tangiers and other destinations in North Africa.

Sète Port and its main sponsor, Region Languedoc Rousillon, wish to increase the container capacity of the port by adding a new quay (Quay H, 15 meters deep) to their existing infrastructure. The new quay will increase both handling and storage capacity of containers.

To support contractor Soletanche-Bachy in the construction of this new structure, Dextra engineered and delivered 74 Marine Tie Rods assemblies. The tie rods systems delivered are the largest currently available in our range: M160.

Large diameter assemblies allow to reduce the number of sets which need to be installed by increasing the spacing between each rod.

The long tie rods assemblies were anchored into the D-Wall by the installation of ball cages, which allow a rotation angle of 10° in all directions.

The Ball Cages were installed into reinforcement of the D-Wall and cast in concrete. After excavation, ball cages were open to allow the reconnection of the threaded ends of the rods.

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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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