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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.



West Port Said container terminal received new 7th generation container ship of UASC with draft 14.2m after deepening its quays.

West Port Said container terminal received M/V MAYSSAN which belong United shipping line (UASC) on 11.02.2013 at 1715 where it was discharging 1556 box and its details as follows:

  • Length: 306 meters
  • Width: 40 meters
  • Immersion: 14.2 meters

The vessel captain reported that the echo sounder showed an increase in the depths under the bottom of the ship about 2.2 meters to ensure the safety of the vessel and to avoid grounding. The ship has been operated successfully with handling rate about 28 box/hour and departed the terminal on 12.02.2013 at 1200.


World Top Container Ports || 2008

According to "World Top Container Ports" magazine , Port Said rank 34 with TEU throughput 2008: 3.250.000(+15%)