Damietta Containers Procures three gantry cranes

ZPMC delivers 3 STS cranes to Damietta Port

The Hong Kong flagged vessel; ZHEN HUA 15 has arrived at Port of Damietta carrying three gantry STS quay cranes totaling 4092 tons. Zhen Hua 15 is 233 m long, 32 meters wide and has a draft of 9.5 meters.

The newly arrived cranes are built by the global Chinese Company ZPMC and are capable for handling containers up to 90 tons. Each of the procured gantries is 51 meters high; 27 meters wide and has a spreader outreach of 71 meters.

Rear Admiral / Ahmed Abdel-Moaty Hawash, DPA Chairman, explained that these cranes’ entry into service is a powerful addition to DCHC that enhances the port’s ability to deal with the new generations of giant container ships in conjunction with the deepening process currently carried out at the navigation channel and turning basin and the process of consolidating and deepening the container terminal berths.

Source: DPA Staff