2018 February 13 09:08

DP World Australia to take delivery of four new ZPMC quayside container cranes

Australia’s largest stevedore, DP World Australia will take delivery of four new ZPMC quayside container cranes next month, for its Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne terminals, the company said in its press release.

The cranes departed China loaded on the vessel Zhen Hua 21 on Sunday, 11 February 2018.

DP World Australia’s Brisbane and Sydney terminals are both set to receive one crane each, with two cranes to be delivered to the Melbourne Terminal.

The cranes, built on Changxing Island, Shanghai, China, by ZPMC, have the latest electrical technology, more efficient operating systems and improved ergonomics for operator comfort.

This delivery is the first part of an order for a total of nine cranes for DP World Australia. An additional five cranes are to be delivered to DP World Australia’s Sydney, Melbourne and Fremantle terminals in mid 2018.

Quick facts:
 Rated capacity under spreader 65 tonnes and 75 tonne under heavy lift beam
 Outreach of 51 metres, with a rail gauge of 25.3 metres
 Hoist height above rail is 38 metres
 Hoist speed 90 metres/minute loaded and 180 metres/minute unloaded
 Cross travel speed 240 metres/minute

About DP World Australia
DP World Australia is Australia’s integral port supply chain partner and part of the DP World network of 70 international container terminals.