DCT Gdansk terminal expands its fleet of STS and RTG cranes
DCT Gdansk says it is expanding its fleet of STS and RTG cranes.
Five new fully electric RTG cranes, which came by sea to DCT Gdansk terminal at the beginning of December, are being assembled on the yards. One of them has already reached vertical dimension.
Five RTGs were bought as part of T2b project. They will be started and tested in the second half of February 2019. A the beginning of May they will be fully operational. From then on DCT Gdansk will have forty RTG cranes to handle containers at the yard of the terminal. Twenty eRTG cranes for T2 yards and 20 RTG cranes for T1 yards.
Two new STS cranes which are already at T2 berth are being tested. The tests should last around two weeks.
The third one, which came by sea at the beginning of December, is being erected. The process started around one week ago and the STS crane should reach the vertical dimension within one week if weather conditions are not harsh.