Panama: Ports Acquire 13 Electric Cranes

The Panama Ports Company has purchased 13 electric Gantry cranes with capacity to stack up to seven containers high.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

As reported Troetsch Rommel, corporate director of the company, the ZPMC brand cranes, left Jiangyn in China, on April 22 and are expected to be arriving at the port of Balboa on May 24, where the barge will unload 6 cranes, then move on to the Port of Cristobal where the remaining 7 will be unloaded.

The official reported that with this new acquisition, Balboa will have a total of 83 Gantry cranes and Cristobal will have 35. These new electric cranes are part of a green initiative being run by the Panama Ports Company (PPC).

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