Bosch Rexroth's global effort is key to Panama Canal expansion

Panama Canal


Expand the Panama Canal to allow for today's larger ships to pass through with the highest degree of availability for all locks.

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Rexroth Solution:

Develop systems using hydraulic cylinders, power units and controls to operate the valves that regulate the water.


  • 158 complete systems developed (including six (6) spare units)
  • 22 km of interconnected piping
  • Built-in redundancy contributes to 99.9% lock availability
  • Largest construction site in the world at the time