R/€ = 13.75
R/$ = 10.98
Au 1164.55 $/oz
Pt 1225.50 $/oz
May 11, 2005
Local firm to supply Durban crane componentsBack
DURBAN|Engineering|Harbour|Port|Africa|Components|DCD|Impsa Port Systems|Systems|Africa|Argentina|Durban Harbour|Port Of Durban|Steel|Systems
© Reuse this Local company DCD-Dorbyl Heavy Engineering Venco has secured a contract to manufacture components for three ship-to-shore cranes destined for Durban harbour. The company manufactures large components, including cranes, and was selected by contractor IMPSA Port Systems, of Argentina, which is supplying three post-panamax quay cranes for the Port of Durban.
A total of 540 t of steel will be used in the manufacture of the crane components, the largest being 24-m long, 2-m tall and 1,8-m wide.
The new ship-to-shore cranes will increase Durban harbour’s container handling efficiency and capability.
Durban is currently considered Africa’s busiest port and handled over 1,3-million containers during 2002.
Edited by: Liezel Hill© Reuse this Comment Guidelines (150 word limit)
Other Transport & Logistics News
Updated 3 minutes ago JSE-listed Intu Properties has replaced an existing £375-million facility, set to expire in November 2018, with a new corporate £600-million revolving credit facility (RCF). In an update to shareholders on Friday, the company explained that the new facility had a...
Updated 9 minutes ago The South African Breweries (SAB) Foundation has named local innovation, Bee-Pak, a compact bee farming system, as the R1-million prize-winner of its fourth Annual Social Innovation Awards. The Bee-Pak was a flat-pack composite beehive system with an encapsulated...
Updated 16 minutes ago Now in its third year, the 2014 Nedbank Capital Sustainable Business Awards has recognised African businesses that have succeeded in balancing economic profitability with sustainable business practices, challenging companies in major industries to rethink the way...