ICTSI gets 8 new cranes for Manila terminal [Seaport]
International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) recently took delivery of eight new rubber tired gantries (RTGs) for its flagship, Manila International Container Terminal (MICT). Four of these new RTGs have been successfully commissioned and are now in use at the terminal. The new Cummins QSM-11 RTGs have smaller engines for less fuel consumption compared to the other RTGs at the MICT. Each RTG has a stacking capacity of one over five high and has six containers wide working capacity. It also has a VYCON Regen fuel saving and energy storage device installed. Each has an automatic steering using global positioning (GPS) and automatic container positioning system. The telescopic spreader is capable of lifting 41 metric tons. With the addition of the new equipment, MICT now has 40 RTGs, the largest fleet in the country. The RTG Cummins QSM-11 is also the first of its kind in the Philippines. MICT is the flagship operation of ICTSI, is a leading port management company involved in the operations and development of 19 marine terminals and port projects in 13 countries worldwide. For over 20 years, ICTSI has been the private sector partner of choice for world-class trade facilitation in the economies it serves. Photo show the RTGS on arrival at the MICT.
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