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Melones Island Terminal

Location: Melones Island, Panama

Matrix PDM Engineering provided process, piping, electrical and controls, civil and structural engineering design services for a new bunkering tank farm facility on Melones Island, located five miles off the coast of Panama. Additional services provided included construction engineering support, and major equipment procurement to assist Tarsco with the installation of 14 heavy fuel oil storage tanks and two diesel fuel tanks on the island.

All of the tanks were designed with lining and cathodic protection, including air sparging and hot oil heating on the HFO tanks. Level control, temperature indication and tank inventory management systems were also included in the design, along with secondary containment for each tank area. Also, all lighting and lightning protection was also provided throughout the island’s facilities.

The island, previously uninhabited, was cut to the elevation of 14 meters at roadways and top/dike and 11.7 meters at tank level and containment to provide appropriate surface accommodations for the complete tank farm facility.

Additionally, Matrix PDM designed the infrastructure facilities on the island. Buildings provided include a mess hall, maintenance building, power house, control room and living quarters for approximately 20 operations personnel.

2.1MM
Barrel capacity tank farm
16
Total tanks
50MM
Total construction cost

Scope of Work

  • Greenfield tank farm facility
  • Engieering, Procurement, and Construction
  • Multi-discipline engineering
  • Four barge loading and two ship unloading hydraulic operated dock cranes
  • PLC programming and control systems
Melones Island
Tank farm
Terminal
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John Hart
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Bevan Houston
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Business Development
Bevan Houston
Phone: 918 281 6036
Phone: 866 367 6879
Email: bevanhouston@matrixpdm.com
Business Development
Doug Montalbano
Phone: 312 754 6605
Phone: 877 367 6879
Email: dmontalbano@matrixnac.com
Business Development
John Hart
Phone: 360 685 2030
Email: jhart@matrixservice.com
Jeff Heath
North America: 866 367 6879
International: +61 2 9317 5900
Email: jheath@matrixappliedtech.com

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