In line with the extension of the yard and quay at the Mauritius Container Terminal, CHCL has recently procured two (2) Reachstackers from Hyster, Netherlands which have a lifting capacity of 45 T each.
Moreover, with a view to equipping the Terminal with state-of-the-art equipment, CHCL had launched a tender through the Central Procurement Board (CPB)for the Procurement of Two super Post Panamax Ship to Shore Cranes, Six Rubber Tyre Gantry Cranes And Associated Equipment on the 18th February 2016 with closing date 28th April 2016. The opening of the tenders was carried out at the CPB and 5 Bids were received from namely :-
1. Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Company Limited
2. Liebherr Container Ltd
3. Noell Cranes Systems
4. China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation Wuhan in a Joint Venture with Qingdao Haixi Heavy-duty Machinery Co., Ltd and Officine Meccanice Galileo
5. Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co ltd
The evaluation of the bids will now be carried out by the CPB and results will be published in due course.
CHCL has also recently procured two Empty Container Handlers suitable for stacking 5+1 high. It is expected to be delivered and commissioned in May 2016.