Piraeus Port Authority Signs Supply Contract For Electric Stacking Cranes

Piraeus

PPA S.A. announced the signing of a new supply contract for five Stacking Cranes (E-RTG), which will be installed in Pier I of the Container Terminal.

It is noted that the new electric E-RTGs are more environmentally friendly than conventional ones and their use will improve the environmental footprint of the port of Piraeus.

In addition to the above, for further strengthening of the business operation of the Pier I, the following are in progress and will be completed by the summer:

a) The supply and installation of one new Super Post Panamax Crane for loading and discharging container operation, which can handle 20.000 TEU mega container vessels.

b) The project Repair of Pavements and Rails for RMG Cranes, in the framework of the Mandatory Investment 02 with object the upgrade of Pier I, to ensure the smooth and modern operation of the Container Terminal.

The above investments will increase the capacity of Pier I by 30% to 1.3 million TEU/year.

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