As part of its strategic efforts to increase the efficiency of operations at the port, Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) recently received its latest shipment of new, custom-designed machinery.
The new equipment, which arrived at the terminal in September, includes four empty container handlers and one reach stacker, both of which will improve the handling of containers at the port. The additional machines have been customised to meet ACT’s unique requirements and specifications, and feature operator cabs that offer exceptional visibility in all directions.
The arrival of this latest batch of equipment is part of ACT’s five-year plan, which aims to replace the terminal’s older machinery with newer, more advanced machines that will ultimately reduce operational costs and enhance the quality and efficiency of work being done at the port.
Last year, ACT purchased an additional two reach stackers and two empty container handlers’ Later this year, the terminal will acquire one more reach stacker and 14 new terminal trucks, while in 2022 another eight terminal trucks and one more reach stacker will be added to ACT’s landslide equipment fleet. To date, ACT already this year has invested more than US$3.6 million in new machinery as part of this strategic plan.