Project Description

  • Project name: Procurement Container Handling Cranes
  • Project location: Port El Sokhna, Egypt
  • Name of client: Sokhna Port Development Company.
  • Period: 2003 – 2004; 2006 – 2007.

Description of the project

The procurement of 2 super-post-Panamax sized ship-to-shore container gantry cranes (STS-cranes) and 3 Rubber Tyred Gantry cranes (RTG’s) for Sokhna Port in Egypt. The cranes were purchased from Reggiane Cranes & Plants from Italy.

The procurement of container handling cranes was repeated in 2006. In 2006 the procurement consisted of STS-cranes and 5 RTG’s. The size of the STS cranes was increased to handle vessels with 22 wide containers on deck.

Services provided by Port Consultants Rotterdam

  • Preparation of technical specifications and tender documents.
  • Tendering and Tender evaluation.
  • Checking of the design of the cranes.
  • Procurement container handling cranes.
  • Construction and assembly supervision.
  • Supervision during loading/unloading, testing and commissioning.
  • Overall project management including co-ordination of related activities (e.g. procurement of crane rails and power supply system).