The Super Post Panamax rises to a height of 42 meters, a reach of 22 rows and load capacity of 41 tons in container and 80 tons in special loads.
Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
With an investment of 10 million dollars, weighing approximately 400 thousand tons and the capacity to accommodate vessels with among 11 000 to 14 000 containers, arrived to Ensenada a Super Post Panamax.
Javier Rodriguez, General Manager of Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH), said that the crane has a reach of 22 rows and a load capacity of 41 tons in container to 80 tons in special loads.
Manufactured by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. LTD, in a period of approximately one year, the equipment has the most advanced technology in electrical systems, mechanical and electronic control, explained Rodriguez.
Also, its lifting capacity is up to 42 meters above the wharf at a speed of 80 meters per minute with load and 170 meters per minute without load.
This equipment will allow to attend Super Post Panamax ships, the largest currently sailing.
BOOSTING PORT LOGISTICS
The executive noted that Ensenada International Terminal (EIT) has a dynamic capacity of up to 300,000 containers of 20 ft.
“With the acquisition of this new equipment, the terminal will offer a more efficient operation, which will reaffirm its position as the best logistic alternative in the region”.
Javier Rodriguez said that, alongside with this investment, the Secretariat of Communications and Transportation (SCT), will develop the extension of a breakwater in the port of Ensenada deflectors and port facilities with drafts of up to 18 meters, which will allow to receive latest generations of ships.
“Investing in the most technologically advanced equipment, and the recent certification of Ensenada as the first green port in the country, EIT has established as one of the major ports of the Mexican Port System” said.
Source: El Vigía