Transport of Panama Canal lock doors
Sarens transports the 16 new lock doors of the Panama Canal. The gigantic lock doors (with weighs between 1.900t and 4.300t and measuring 58,7m x 10,0m x 34,7m) are moved with SPMT's onto Sarens' barge Paula at the factory in San Giorgio di Nogaro. Th
July 2012

The locks are part of a new lock complex that is being built in a separate bypass next to the existing locks. The new system will result in an increased lockage capacity, a shorter maintenance time and the possibility to receive larger vessels. The renovation and enlargement of the Panama Canal should be finished in 2014, in time for the Canal's 100th birthday.