APM Terminals Pipavav acquires three highly advanced cranes from China
Dec 15, 2015: APM Terminals Pipavav (Gujarat Pipavav Port), one of Western India’s gateway ports, announced the acquisition of three new cranes. The new cranes will be commissioned and three existing old cranes will be simultaneously decommissioned in a phased manner to ensure business continuity.
The new cranes will help to complete the vessel operations faster, reduce the turnaround time and increase efficiency and productivity.
Keld Pedersen, managing director, APM Terminals Pipavav said, “This is in line with our business expansion plan of increasing the capacity to 1.35 TEUs. We wish to continue to be prepared for growth and work closely with our customers in the EXIM trade.”
APM Terminals Pipavav is a part of the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network of 62 operating ports, terminal facilities and 135 Inland services, employing 20,600 professionals across 58 countries around the world. APM Terminals designs, builds and operates ports and inland services.
APM Terminals Pipavav is India's first Public Private Partnership (PPP) Port in India having excellent connectivity to the Gujarat Region and the Northern hinterlands of India. It serves as a gateway for movement of containers, bulk, liquid and cars.