The STS cranes arrived on transporter vessel Zen Hua 29 on 1 November 2020 from one of the largest crane manufacturers in the world, Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC).
To complement the new cranes, Kuantan Port is expecting four units of rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTG) due to arrive in December 2020 which manufactured by Mitsui E&S.
With these new equipment, Kuantan Port is ready to step up as the logistic hub in the East Coast, and further, fortify its role in the maritime industry, the Port told PTI.
Facing the South China Sea, Kuantan Port is one of the premier deepwater ports of the Malaysian Peninsular’s East Coast.
Kuantan Port is jointly owned by IJM Corporation Berhad, a public listed company on Bursa Malaysia, and Beibu Gulf International Port Group, a state-owned company that operates several major ports in Guangxi, China on 60:40 equity holdings.