[3 January 2002 – Hong Kong] Hutchison Delta Ports (HDP) has purchased new terminal equipment for port development. On 21 December 2001, five Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes (RTGCs) were delivered to Xiamen International Container Terminals (XICT) and two to Nanhai International Container Terminals (NICT) on 2 January 2002. The cranes were purchased from Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machinery Co. Ltd. and each has a lifting capacity of 41 tons.
In addition, two quay cranes will be ready on site for service at XICT in mid January. Each quay crane will have an outreach length of 52 metres and a lifting capacity of 41 tons. The cranes were purchased from Shanghai Port Machinery Plant.
Mr. Alfred Leung, General Manager of HDP commented, “HDP spares no effort to provide top-notch management and equipment to accommodate operations needs of its port network. It is our mission to ensure high efficiency and productivity to better serve our clients at all times.”