Moín, Costa Rica

In Costa Rica, a consortium of Van Oord and BAM International is constructing the Puerto Moín Container Terminal for APM Terminals. The breakwater for this terminal is 1.5km long and will be protected by around 14,000 Xblocs with a weight of 10 tons each. Production of the blocks will start in August 2015. Van Oord will start placement of the blocks on the breakwater in November 2015.


Moín, Costa Rica

Project milestones

Start of casting
September 2015

Start of Xbloc placement
February 2016

Project details

5.1 m

Length of breakwater
1.500 m

Size of Xblocs
4.5 m3

Number of units

Moín Container Terminal, Costa Rica, of VOBAM Consortium

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