Tender for Cranes at New Moin Terminal

Pending the approval of the environmental study for the megaproject, APM Terminals has announced that construction will begin in March 2014.  

Monday, December 16, 2013

The first stage of construction in the first quarter of 2014 will be of the 600 meter long quay and 40 hectares of paved container yard, plus 12 entrances out of a total of 24 that were planned to be built.

Rogelio Douglas, project manager of APM Terminals said everything is ready to start construction.

The company will be out to tender the purchase of the gantry cranes, which will be awarded next year, in order to receive the first six in early 2016. At the end of the project it is expected there will be 13 cranes. Each of these is worth $12 million and added to these are the fiber optics and software needed to make them operational, raising their price $18 million.

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Investments Announced in Acajutla Port

March 2017

The Executive Port Commission plans to invest $9 million this year on modernization works at the Salvadoran terminal, and $20 million in the purchase of two RTG gantry cranes.

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Costa Rica: Port Investment of $124 million

December 2014

As part of the agreement with the dockers' union, the government has to build a new berth and purchase 4 cranes, 40 forklifts and two tugs.

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Panama: Ports Acquire 13 Electric Cranes

May 2013

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

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.

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