Steel Detailing-Miami Port Cruise Terminal

miscellaneous Steel detailing for a cruise terminal in Miami, Florida



Client Profile

General Contractor responsible for cruise terminal development in Miami, FL


Industry

Transportation (Passenger Terminal)


Challenges

The project required sequential shipment with stringent deadlines

The inputs received from the client was missing multiple details, which were necessary to maintain accuracy


Solution

Our structural steel detailers and engineering team collaborated to generate the missing information in the client data. The project required steel detailing for Terminal, Garage and Site, each consisting of steel trolley protection railing, automatic gates, elevator hoist beams along with pit access ladders and other miscellaneous steel members.

We developed detailed erection drawings and fabrication drawings for all the steel members involved in the structural development of Terminal, Garage and Site.

A weekly meeting with the client by sharing the model through BIM 360 Glue, helped in gaining faster approvals of erection drawings.

Detailed assembly drawings and part drawings were also prepared for all the steel members. The project was completed on schedule successfully.


Technology Used

Tekla Structures, Tekla BIMSight, BIM 360 Glue, AutoCAD,


Business Benefits

  • Improvement in design communication between stakeholders led to faster approvals.

  • 30% cost saving by outsourcing structural design requirements.

  • 3D model enabled the client to reuse existing design in future.