DP World enhances infrastructure at Mundra with two super post-panamax quay cranes

DP World has invested in infrastructure enhancement at its Mundra Terminal in Gujarat, improving efficiency and reliability, reiterating its commitment to modernise the port and logistics sector in the country.

DP World has added two new state-of-the-art super post-panamax ship-to-shore quay cranes to its existing fleet, highlighting Mundra terminal’s ability to handle increasingly larger container vessels with faster turnaround. These super-post-Panamax cranes equipped with the latest technology have an outreach of 22 containers and twin lifts making handling ultra-large vessels easier, creating more capacity, and thus serving more sophisticated customer needs.

The cranes have built-in Remote Crane Management System (RCMS) that aids advanced planning for maintenance and increase the availability and reliability of the equipment, thereby reducing downtime and enhancing overall terminal efficiency.

Adhendru Jain, CEO, DP World Ports and Terminals Mundra said, “The new super Post-Panamax cranes will ensure operational efficiencies at Mundra Port, enabling faster turnaround time, and save costs for our customers. This is yet another step towards modernisation to ensure our end customer experience is truly industry leading. Our investments in port infrastructure ensure best in class berth productivity, safe and congestion-free handling of assets at our terminal to support local businesses and international trade alike. DP world’s endeavour to constantly enhance infrastructure reinforces our commitment to India’s growing maritime trade and logistics development.”

Recently, DP World became the first container terminal operator in Gujarat to handle more than 13 million TEUs and 10 million containers. DP World has built a strong network of logistics assets in Gujarat, including a Container Freight Station, Inland Rail Terminal, and Cold Chain facility. DP World with an integrated logistics network, caters to the end-to-end supply chain needs of its customers across all kinds of storage, different modes of transportation, and various types of bulk, domestic, EXIM, temperature-controlled cargoes.

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