ZPMC inks order for 12 RTGs from Anaklia, Georgia

China’s top port equipment manufacturer Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) has signed a contract with Anaklia Development of Georgia to supply 12 wholly-electric rubber tyre gantries (RTG) for Port of Anaklia.

ZPMC said that the RTGs are of a new type with anti-swing trolley of complete functions, featuring anti-swing, light weight and environment protection, providing a strong support for the operation of terminals. The project will support China to establishment of a new trade route to Europe.

With the new contract ZPMC’s footprint has expanded to encompass 102 countries.

The deepsea port of Anaklia is located along the coastline of the Black Sea in Georgia. It is a hub for the shortest seaway from China to Europe, and will be developed to be a gateway for central Asian countries.

Posted 14 May 2019

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Katherine Si

China Correspondent

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