Navigation & Locks

  • Panama Canal Expansion - Third Set of Locks

    Updating an engineering wonder for the 21st century

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  • Chickamauga Lock Replacement

    Addressing structural concerns caused by alkali-aggregate reactivity

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Revolutionizing world trade

Our sustainable ports, waterways, costal engineering, and construction projects deliver successful waterborne transport for the global shipping industry. Our navigation specialist provide high quality and cost-effective operations and maintenance, keeping energy and water utilization to a minimum, ensuring our goal of safety and efficiency in all of our projects.

I have been fortunate to work on projects that develop the supporting infrastructure in a sustainable way, leading to economic growth and societal advancement worldwide.

Nicholas Pansic Vice President, Power & Dams

Delivering solutions

We partnered with the Panama Canal Authority to deliver one the largest engineering projects in the world.

The Panama Canal to inland waterways of the US, our team delivers world-class navigation projects
Panama Canal

We have completed more than 300 coastal, restoration, shoreline, ecosystem, wetland and water resources projects in the US alone.
We were the lead designers on the Panama Canal Expansion.
Approximately 80% of the world’s population live near or utilize a coastline on a regular basis.


Asset Management At Stantec, we use asset management tools and data analysis to prioritize investments in hydropower resources to meet client objectives, including to improve reliability, profitability and safety.
Construction Management Stantec offers a full range of high-value, “start-to-finish” construction management services throughout the world for dams, hydropower, and locks and navigation projects.
Due Diligence & Consulting Stantec works with public and private sector clients and financing institutions to provide due diligence and engineering support for asset valuation for acquisition, divestiture, and power and energy projects.
Program Management Our clients have faced a large increase in workload due to various regulatory drivers, aging infrastructure, natural disaster recovery, and customer-focused capital and operational challenges.
Rehabilitation & Upgrades In the hydropower market there has been a shift from new construction to refurbishment, upgrade and life extension of existing facilities.
Planning, Feasibility Studies, and Design Planning-stage decisions to address longer-term risk mitigation are key to cost control. Stantec experts provide comprehensive planning and design services focused on constructability and value.
Licensing & Relicensing Stantec is an industry leader in serving clients as strategic advisors and full-service providers for the FERC licensing and relicensing of hydropower projects.

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