New Middle East Container Terminal Crane Orders

Press Release
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Jebel Ali Port 1: Photo credit Wiki CCL

DP World orders cranes for its new Jebel Ali container terminal from international and local suppliers.

DP World, UAE Region signs agreements with local and international companies for the supply of 19 Ship To Shore (STS) quay cranes and 50 Rail Mounted Gantry (RMG) cranes for its 4 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) capacity Terminal 3 development at the flagship Jebel Ali Port.

The new container terminal will be 1,860 metres long, with a depth of 17 metres to handle multiple next generation container liners simultaneously, and a 70 hectare yard. Total capacity at Jebel Ali will reach 19 million TEU when Terminal 3 opens for business in 2014.

The signing ceremony at DP World Head Office in Jebel Ali was attended by DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Vice Chairman HE Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah, Group Chief Executive Officer Mohammed Sharaf, and Senior Vice President and Managing Director Mohammed Al Muallem DP World, UAE Region, among others. Also present were Fritz Hofbauer, Chief Executive Officer of Trans Gulf Port Cranes LLC (TGPC) of Abu Dhabi, which will supply and install 10 STS quay cranes and 25 RMG cranes, and Chen Weiping, Deputy Chief Commercial Manager, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co Ltd (ZPMC), which will supply and install 9 STS and 25 RMG cranes.

Obaid Bin Saleh Al Neaimi, Chairman of Trans Gulf Port Cranes LLC (TGPC), said: “TGPC, a member of IMCC Group - Abu Dhabi, is really proud to gain the confidence of DP World for delivery of 10 quay cranes and 25 Rail Mounted Gantry (RMG) cranes for Jebel Ali’s new Terminal 3."

Chen WeipingYang Wenhui, Deputy Chief Commercial Manager of Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co Ltd (ZPMC), said: “ZPMC is proud to be chosen as the partner in this milestone project in Jebel Ali Port."

 

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