Krishnapatnam Port Strengthens Its Container-handling Capacity With The Commissioning Of 5 eRTGCs


Krishnapatnam Port Strengthens Its Container-handling Capacity With The Commissioning Of 5 eRTGCs

Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal (KPCT); a deep drafted Container Terminal, on the east-coast of India, announced the commissioning of 5 nos. of Electrical Rubber Tyred Gantry cranes (e-RTGC) further bolstering its container handling capacity in the backdrop of a strong year-on-year container volume growth of 88% in FY 2017-18

An environmentally sustainable growth is one of the key foundations of Krishnapatnam Port and it received a shot in the arm with the commissioning of these 5 new e-RTGs which have the potential to reduce energy costs by 80% and operating noise level by 65% whilst cutting down more than 1400 tons of Greenhouse Gases (GHG) emissions vis-à-vis the traditional diesel run RTGs.

Designed to offer significant operational performance, the new e-RTGs are expected to infuse further pace to the yard side container handling activities resulting in faster turnaround time for both the container vessels as well as the by-road trailers. Read More

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