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Wick Drain for Manzanillo Port, Mexico

  • In 2011 China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) and International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) signed the contract for Phase 1 of the Manzanillo container terminal in Mexico.

    The project, in the form of EPC, involved the construction of two 720-meter container berth coastlines, a 28.5-hectare container yard, an integrated transportation area, etc. The property will be able to handle and manage around 2 million containers a year.

    Ceteau undertook the supply and installation of PVD to prevent settlements and mitigate the risk of earthquake-induced liquefaction.


Project data

Location : Manzanillo, Mexico

Client : China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC)

Main Contractor : JAGOVI Construcciones

Product : Supply and installation of Prefabricated Vertical Drains

Quantity : 2.2 million meter PVD for 45 hectare

Installation depths : 15 to 25 meter

Period  : 2013 – 2014