DP World Southampton

DP World Southampton

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. DP World Southampton is the United Kingdom's second largest container terminal, owned 51% by DP World and 49% by Associated British Ports. It was formerly known as Southampton Container Terminal (SCT). DP World Southampton is a deep-water facility, whose unique[citation needed] 'double tide' allows for accessibility for the world's deepest draft vessels 80% of the operating time. The terminal operates 12 ship-to-shore cranes, 102 straddle carriers, 5 sprinter carriers, 6 empty container handlers, 4 reach stackers and a fleet of small vehicles on a 24/7 and 363 days per year basis. The operating vehicles have been expanded in recent years to include 2 Liebherr cranes with another 2 due into service in July 2009, 15 Straddle Carriers from Kalmer and 6 CVS Ferrari Empty Container Handlers.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613579471X
  • 9786135794717