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12/7/2020 12:26:31 PM

West Port Said container terminal supports equipment fleet with (3) Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes (RTGs)

On2nd.OfDecember2020, West Container Terminal took delivery of (3) (RTG) Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes (Maximum Stable) manufactured by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (ZPMC) at investment cost of 4 million448 thousand USD with lifting capacity of 40 tons load each, 18.4m stacking height of 1 over 5 High Cube stacks and 26.5m stacking width (5 plus truck lane wide).
New RTGswill enter service directly as they were supplied fully erected, so overallRTGsoperating in the terminalreach31 to raise terminal capacity and support handling efficiencyand it’s planned to supply additional (3) (RTG) Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes with the same specifications within the company’s investment plan for 2021.
This step crowned the development plan adopted by Port Said Container and Cargo Handling Co. following comprehensive development carried out over the previous years.
The company is moving forward with development plans and achievements in order to raise the company's position in maritime market, hoping further progress and development for PSCCHC.



Good news for PSCCHC clients

policy adopted by Port Said Container & Cargo Handling took serious steps to catch up with the rapid development procession in container handling field.

PSCCHC announced a public tender and invited Egyptian & Egyptian foreign companies specialized and licensed to implement marine construction works to participate in the limited tender for developing and up-grading the container terminal quays with a length of 950 m.

The project objective is to increase the depth alongside the quay from 14 m. to 16 m. and the draft from 13.2 m. to 14.5 m. to accommodate up-dated generations of container ships of higher drafts and bigger tonnages. It is prospected to start dredging works by the end of 2012 in three phases:-

  • Phase I: Deepening the Southern area ( multi-purpose quay No. 2 ) with a length of 350m. (14 months).
  • Phase II: Deepening the Northern area ( container quay ) with a length of 350m. ( 8 months).
  • Phase III: Deepening the Middle area ( multi purpose quay No. 1 ) with a length of 250 m. ( 8 months ).

Worthy mentioning that dredging the waterway in front of the quay to 16m. started as from 2/7/2012 by Suez Canal Authority (dredging department) and it’s planned to finish works within four months during which the company will support & strengthen the container quay until executing the development & deepening project to be ready to accommodate mega container ships.


China-European marketing tour for PSCCHC

According to "Container Management" magazine - July/August 2012, Admiral Ahmed Mansour Al-Araby, Chairman and CEO of Port-Said Container & Cargo Handling Company (PSCCHC), recently undertook a successful marketing tour to China, Belgium and Germany, which includes visiting global shipping lines dealing with West Port Said.