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TEREX CRANES DELIVERS TEN RTGs TO OPERATE IN XIAMEN, CHINA
Zweibruecken, Germany, September 26th, 2011 – Terex Cranes has just delivered ten Rubber Tired Gantry cranes, ordered by COSCO Pacific Limited and state-owned Xiamen Haicang Investment Company, to operate in the Xiamen Ocean Gate Container Terminal Co. Ltd. based in Xiamen, China.
The ten Terex® RTG cranes were ordered, as part of a larger twenty units RTG for phase 1 port terminal contract, to serve the increasing TEU volumes in Xiamen area generated by the rapid development of China’s booming economy.
“Our decision was greatly influenced by Terex Port Equipment’s excellent reputation for robust reliable performance. With container volumes through our Phase 1 terminal increasing constantly, we were looking for cranes capable of matching our intensive handling needs in the long-term. We feel confident that our new Terex RTG cranes will be a great contribution in helping us meet the challenge,” says Zhang Junsheng, General Manager of Xiamen Ocean Gate Container Terminal Co. Ltd.
“Terex Port Equipment is proud that Xiamen Haicang Investment Company and a world-leading group like COSCO have put their trust in our machines. We are excited about taking part in the success of our customer’s activity as China’s economy continues to grow,” says Maurizio Altieri, General Manager, Terex Port Equipment Heavy Port Equipment Division (HPE) & Noell Crane Systems (China) Ltd.
About Terex® Rubber Tired Gantry Cranes (RTG)
Offering 5-high in first row stacking height and 6 + 1 stacking width, these 8-wheeled RTG models provide a maximum under spreader capacity of 40.5 tons and span of 23.47 meters. Hoist speeds range from 23 to 52 meters/minute and gantry speeds from 30 to 90 meters/minute, Trolley speed is 70 meters/minute.
About COSCO Pacific Limited
Member of the China Ocean Shipping Company Group (COSCO), COSCO Pacific Ltd. is one of the largest container handling operator and third largest container leasing and fleet managing company in the world. Xiamen Ocean Gate Container Terminal Co. Ltd. is part of COSCO Pacific Ltd with activities focusing on the international and domestic container, bulk handling, storage, sea-rail transportation and container transport trade sectors. Operating at strategic locations on the coast of China and other countries, the substantial growth of COSCO Pacific over the past decade is closely linked to the strong support provided by parent company COSCO and its affiliated subsidiaries, in addition to the worldwide increase in containerized transport, and the rapid development of the Chinese economy. More information on COSCO Pacific Limited can be found at www.coscopac.com.hk
Terex Corporation is a diversified global manufacturer operating in four business segments: Terex Aerial Work Platforms, Terex Construction, Terex Cranes, and Terex Materials Processing. Terex manufactures a broad range of equipment for use in various industries, including the construction, infrastructure, quarrying, mining, shipping, transportation, energy, refining and utility industries. Terex offers financial products and services to assist in the acquisition of Terex equipment through Terex Financial Services. More information on Terex can be found at www.terex.com.
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