Port of Tanjung Pelepas orders six ULCV quay cranes

PTP orders six ULCV quay cranes

The Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) has inked an agreement with Sany Marine Heavy Industry Co Ltd to procure six units of ultra-large container vessel (ULCV) quay cranes.

The agreement was signed between PTP CEO Mark Hardiman and Sany Marine CEO Jeff Fu on 23 February.

Hardiman reiterated the significance of the purchase within PTP’s broader equipment modernisation strategy, with the focus on efforts to expand capacity, upgrade, and add equipment and facilities, as well as improve terminal efficiency and port-related activities to make PTP a trade and shipping hub in the region.

He added that the ULCV quay cranes, boasting a lifting capacity of 65 tonnes each, will be specifically designed to handle the latest generation of ULCVs. Meanwhile, Fu affirmed Sany Marine’s commitment to a timely delivery of the equipment.

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“These technologically advanced cranes will significantly enhance our ability to efficiently handle the ever-growing volume of containerised cargo, ensuring swift and seamless trade within the region,” Hardiman said in a statement.

“Beyond boosting capacity, PTP also sees the purchase of these new ULCV quay cranes as an opportunity to advance its sustainability goals.

“These cranes are expected to contribute to a 45 per cent emissions reduction by 2030, supporting PTP’s commitment to the Paris Agreement and efficient operations.”

In September 2023, PTP was selected to join the Partnerships for Infrastructure (P4I) initiative.

More recently, PTP signed a contract with Mitsui E&S Co., Ltd. (Mitsui) to purchase 48 electric Rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes for delivery in Q3 2025.

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