KARACHI: Hutchison Ports Pakistan has deployed five new hybrid yard cranes as the terminal continues with its productivity enhancement programme and to provide better customer service.
It brings the terminal’s total number of hybrid yard cranes to 31. This new batch of equipment will improve the overall service potential of the terminal and will greatly increase berth productivity as well as landside deliveries.
“We are constantly in pursuit of improving our industry and everything it touches”, said Captain Syed Rashid Jamil, General Manager & Head of Business Unit, Hutchison Ports Pakistan. “Adding hybrid cranes will enable us to further enhance the speed of our operations, directly and indirectly benefitting our customers. Moreover, we truly care for the communities around the port area. The deployment of hybrid cranes will significantly help us reduce emissions as well as to protect and conserve air quality in our surrounding areas. We take this as our responsibility and will do everything we can to reduce the impact of our operations. .”
In October 2019, Hutchison Ports Pakistan will receive 11 state-of-the-art electric remote-controlled yard cranes. This induction will make Hutchison Ports Pakistan the only terminal in the region to deploy such equipment.