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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.



Port Said Container & Cargo Handling Co. continues development and pumping investments

Port Said Container & Cargo Handling Co. is the main operator of West Port Said Container Terminal and one of the leading companies due to its long experience in this field and its ability to face the challenges especially from the neighboring competitive ports. As part of PSCCHC investment plan to acquire new equipment to support its container handling Equipment fleet, the company took delivery of (3) forklifts (2 X 5tons "Dossan" Korean) and (1 X 32tons"Terex" Italian), both suppliers are considered one of the most important container handling equipment companies. The new cranes entered service and started operation on March 5th 2013.

Thus PSCT has completed its operation facilities' system, which also includes supplying the following equipment:

  • (1) Ship-to-Shore gantry crane.
  • (6) Square giant winch (RTG), scheduled for delivery to the terminal by the end of this year 2013.

Worth mentioning that PSCCHC has allocated $ 150 million Eg. Pounds for investments this year (2013) in spite of the current political & economic circumstances and the challenges facing the country.

It should also be noted that dredging works were completed alongside the container quay to increase the depth from 13.2m to 14.5m to be able to receive container ships up to 14. 5m drafts.Also we're ready to start upgrading and developing the quay wall on three stages so as the terminal can then receive giant container ships as follows:-

  • Ships coming from the South to the terminal 14.6 m draft.
  • Ships coming from the North to the terminal in accordance with the declared depth by the end of the project which is 14 m.

Cargo Systems June 2009||June 2009 Tariffs fall at Port Said

The Egyptian Port-Said Container & Cargo Handling Company(PSCCHC) has introduced a new pricing policy in response to the world economic downturn.The company said it wanted to encourage exporters, importers and investors, and attract them to co-operate with its container terminal and dry port.The tariff of electric power supply for export reefer containers has been reduced by 50%, while import containers have been granted 10 days free storage as from discharging date, without calculating any extra charges for handling equipment.The seven-day free storage period for egyptian export containers has been inccreased to 10days.The objective of such procedures is to ease the pressure on Egyptian exports and enlarge the volume of importscontainers, encouraging our clients and sharing with them through such discount,the company said in a statement.In May, PSCCHC welcomed the HS Debussy, making the first call of the New India Sub Continent Europe Service(Nice) at the port. Nice deployes seven 4000-4500 teu container vessels.June will see the first call at PSCCHC of UASC Asia Mediterranean Container Service, which deploys seven 4200teu vessels.