Stijn Verplanken

Stijn Verplanken graduated in 2008 as an Industrial Engineer – Construction at the University College Ghent (Belgium) and joined Jan De Nul Group in September 2008 as an operational superintendent. He has been working in concrete works (Dubai), rock works (Saudi Arabia) and excavation works (Panama). Presently he is Superintendent Blasting on the PENAC project in Panama.

 

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Articles By Stijn Verplanken

Dredging for the Panama Canal’s New Locks at the North Entrance of the Pacific Access Channel
Dredging for the Panama Canal’s New Locks at the North Entrance of the Pacific Access Channel

To accommodate the increasing number of post-Panamax ships, the Panama Canal Authority embarked on a major expansion plan to excavate, drill, blast and dredge to build a larger third set of locks.

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