ZPMC to supply new Pakistan port terminal

By Sarah Ann McCay24 January 2014

Pakistan’s South Asia Pakistan Terminal (SAPT) has ordered five quay cranes and 15 rubber tyred gantry cranes from Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC), a unit of China Communications Construction Company (CCCC).

The first part of the order - four quay cranes and six RTG cranes - will be delivered before 1 July 2015. The remaining quay crane and nine RTGs will be handed over before 1 September 2015.

Operations at SAPT in Karachi Port will start in 2015 and it will have an annual throughput capacity of 1.5 million to 2 million TEUs (ton equivalent units).

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