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Adani Ports Adds New RMGCs for Rail Operations in Mundra

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Date: 17/11/2016
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Ahmedabad, November 16, 2016: Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ), India’s largest port developer, has recently made an addition of three new Rail Mounted Gantry Cranes (RMGC), for their container rail terminal in Mundra. The RMGCs, expected to be operational by this month end, was offloaded on October 7, as part of enhancing the handling capabilities of Inland Container Depot (ICD) bound containers in Mundra port.

“Mundra is the only port in India having 21st century infrastructure. Adding these new RMG cranes will be a game changer for rail container operations, as this goes in line with the Chairman’s vision of supply driven infrastructure & automation for faster evacuation of containers and quick turnaround of container trains. The new added cranes also falls in line with APSEZ’s Green Port drive as they run on electricity and will reduce the carbon footprint of the rail handling facility” said Mr. Ennarasu Karunesan, CEO APSEZ – Mundra & Tuna Ports.

These cranes will be the largest and most efficient RMGCs in the Country, with 65MT capacity, twin lift spreaders, and 4 high stacking capabilities in addition to the incorporated technologies for both safety & operational efficiencies. Deployment of these RMGCs will increase capacity & flexibility at the rail yard.

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