August 17 - Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) has taken delivery of four rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes and two quay cranes, the first of three major deliveries expected from Shanghai-based crane manufacture Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries, for

The arrival of the equipment comes three years after construction began on the Vietnamese gateway, a joint venture between DP World and IPC, with DP World acting as operator.

The port lies 15 km south of Ho Chi Minh city and while planned as a container operation, will handle OOG and heavy consignments and project cargoes when required.

* In the next issue of Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International, we take a comprehensive look at ports and terminals which have specialised abilities in the handling of OOG and heavy cargoes.