New heavy lift record set at Jeddah Islamic Port
Red Sea Gateway Terminal has been the site where a new record for containerised heavy lifts within the Jeddah Islamic Port has been set. Earlier this week, the terminal completed the movement of a 105-metric tone unit.
Red Sea Gateway Terminal noted that the breakbulk rotor shipment was stowed into a 40′ container. The cargo was loaded onto the CMA CGM Bali, a 15,000 TEU capacity LNG-powered container ship. The terminal operators utilised a special tandem crane to lift the heavy load into its place.
According to RSGT, the move, heaviest of its type to date at the Jeddah Islamic Port, highlights the position of the terminal within the heavy project cargo movement sector in the region. Located at the Port of Jeddah, the Red Sea Gateway Terminal was established in 2009. Currently, covering an area of 1.5 Million Sqm with an annual container throughput capacity of 5.2 million TEU, RSGT is providing world-class integrated logistics solutions, port operations in one of the world’s 40 busiest container ports and serves as an engine of growth for both local and regional economies.
RSGT is an international terminal operator representing a partnership between the Red Sea Gateway Terminal of Saudi Arabia and the Malaysian Mining Company (MMC). The combined assets, handling capacity and experience place the terminal operations among the ten largest container terminal operators globally, with a combined annual handling capacity of 20 million TEU, and equity-weighted throughput of over 10 million TEU.