Palma is a Senior Civil
Engineer with over 35 years
extensive experience and specialization in Civil, Port and Coastal Engineering.
His expertise covers Engineering
Design, Concrete Structural
Design, Offshore Structures
Design and Port & Coastal
Construction. Specifically, he has huge experience in ASME, ACI, ANSI, API, ISO, GOST, SNIP Standards and Codes, FEED process, high rise building
construction and design, marine port and coastal engineering design, breakwater
technology, dredging, prefabricated concrete solutions and built up, land
reclamation, earth movement, maritime transport, floating cranes, tugs pushers
and pontoons, sheet piling and piles driving. He is also well adept to
construction of cooling channels, design of floating docks, berthing and mooring
structures, and hydraulic bridges. He is currently the Senior Project Manager of Port Engineering Group, wherein he
leads in all preconstruction design, analysis and construction. He has further
successfully delivered major project programs in excess of ($1.0 billion)
requirements prior to deadlines whilst managing 3,000 workers under strict QHSE
Palma worked with several international projects in the Caribbean Islands, Central America, Western, Eastern and North Europe, Asia and Africa such as Panama Container Port Expansion, Palo Alto Sugar Cargo Terminal, Cienfuegos
Nuclear Power Plant, Havana
Floating Dock Pier, Havana Container
Terminal and Felton Power Plant Channel just to name a few.
During those periods, he occupied prime positions such as a Project Director, Senior Project Manager, Senior Consultant, Construction Director, Construction Manager and Civil Engineer.
Mr. Palma has a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from the Odessa State Marine Academy in Spain
and a Diploma in Coastal Engineering from the University of Cantabria in Spain. Further, he
is an active member of American Society
of Civil Engineers (ASCE).