ZPMC to manufacture shipbuilding gantries for Karachi yard

Chinese heavy equipment manufacturer Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (ZPMC) signed the contract for two shipbuilding factory gantries with Karachi Ship Building and Engineering Construction Plant of Pakistan.

The deal marks the company’s entry into the Pakistan market to support China’s development of the countries along the Belt and Road.

The gantries consist of high base and 4-link portal crane for the first time, which will be assembled on the site with the components shipped in containers.

ZPMC recently delivered the ship loading system of the general contracting project to Kuantan Port of Malaysia. It is the first oversea bulk cargo general contracting project of the company.

ZPMC, headquartered in Shanghai, has 10 production bases located in Shanghai and Nantong. The company is the largest port machinery heavy-duty equipment manufacturer in the world and owns a fleet of 25 transportation ships.

Posted 23 April 2019

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Katherine Si

China Correspondent

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