PSA Sines, the Singapore-owned container terminal 150 miles south of Lisbon, has nine STS cranes and has now ordered another from Paceco
Paceco Espana has been appointed by PSA Sines Terminal XXI to design, construct and assemble a ship-to-shore (STS) crane capable of handling the world's largest ships.
The crane has an outreach of 24 rows of containers and a height under spreader of 48 metres.
The terminal currently has natural depth of 17 metres, a quay length of 946 metres with a feeder berth of 200 metres, a yard of 39.1 ha and a total capacity of 2.1 million per year.
The facility's main berth already has nine STS cranes in post-Panamax and super-post Panamax sizes, eight of which have been supplied by Paceco with the remaining one by Mitsui, Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES).