Container Cranes: Turkish Ports Order From MES

Press Release
Monday, January 21, 2013

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. (MES) wins crane order from Yilport Container Terminal & Port Operators Inc. (Yilport).

Yilport Container Terminal and Port Operators Inc. (Yilport) is a 100% subsidiary company of Yildirim Holding Inc. (Yildirim) dealing with import/export of coal, iron ore, fertilizer as well as shipping.

The order is for 8 container cranes, consisting of four container cranes in Gemlik Terminal and four container cranes in Gebze Terminal, and their deliveries are expected in February 2014 for Gemlik Terminal and August 2014 for Gebze Terminal.

Gemlik Terminal is located 70km south of Istanbul and is now under construction, with completion expected in January 2014, while Gebze Terminal is located about 40km south east of Istanbul and is being expanded,with completion expected in April 2014. MES has already delivered four container cranes and eighteen RTG cranes to this terminal.

High economic growth is foreseen in Turkey, where cargo transport is increasing year by year and container cranes to cope with large size container carrier are needed. Container cranes intended for Gemlik and Gebze terminals will be able to cope with large size container carriers of up to twenty-three tiers.

 

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