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ZPMC boosts cranes to work big ships at Port of Los Angeles

American Shipper reports that APMT’s cranes currently can reach across the deck of 13,000-TEU vessels to load and unload containers. The upgrade will allow the facility to handle 20,000-TEU vessels.

Excerpts from American Shipper:

ZPMC, the Chinese manufacturer of massive ship-to-shore cranes used at container terminals around the world, is in the process of […]

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ZPMC clinches $700m port machinery order from DP World

Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) has won a USD700 million order from DP World to supply port machineries for the company’s automated container terminal in Dubai.

The order mainly covers quay cranes and rail cranes, which are scheduled to be delivered in phases within three years, a statement of ZPMC said.

The order is the […]

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DP World ignores India’s China veto

A ship hauling four quay cranes ordered by DP World for a new terminal and made by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. Ltd (ZPMC) has docked at Jawaharlal Nehru (JN) Port.

The move is somewhat contentious due to ZPMC, a Chinese state-owned port crane constructor, being barred from supplying its product to Indian ports.

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