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.

Four new ZPMC cranes leave China for DP World Australia

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. DP World Australia dedicated and professional team of 2,000 people operating marine ports in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Fremantle cultivate long-standing relationships with governments, shipping lines, importers and exporters, communities, and many other important constituents of the global supply chain. 

Source: DP World Australia