New cranes at Ecuadorian terminal heralds new era of port operations

The Guayaquil Container and Multipurpose Terminals (GCMT) in Ecuador has recently taken delivery of three new quay cranes and eight rubber tyred gantries (RTGs).

The new container handling equipment, manufactured by Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machinery of China, is the first of their type to be introduced in Ecuador, heralding a new era of modern port operations in the country. The owner and operator of the terminal, Contecon Guayaquil, acquired two mobile harbor cranes immediately after its takeover of the port in 2007.

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