More gantry cranes arrive in Manzanillo

The vessel Swift of the Dockwise shipping line, arrived from China on February 15 with four dock gantry cranes for the new Specialized Container Terminal (TEC II) of the CONTECON company in Manzanillo, Mexico.

The four cranes were manufactured by the Dutch company Cargotec.

This equipment will move containers of 20, 40 and 65 feet, lifting up to two at a time with maximum weights of 32 tons each.

New Gantry Cranes for Manzanillo Port in Mexicoo

The four cranes were manufactured by the Dutch company Cargotec.

The cranes have a maximum reach of 63 meters from the rail to the outside and reach an elevation of 42 meters above the dock.

These gantry cranes are in addition to the four that arrived on February 4 for this new container terminal.

This northern summer the first stage will begin operating, then grow by 2017 with a second phase and in 2020 a third is targeted to move up to two million containers annually.

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