The West Africa Container Terminal (WACT) has commissioned two new Mobile Harbor Cranes and two Reach Stackers to boost efficiency and cargo handling operation at the Onne Port, Rivers State.

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The two new Mobile Harbor Cranes and handling equipment acquired is valued at $15m.

With the acquisition and commissioning of the new cranes, WACT now boasts of four MHCs deployed for its operations, with one more planned to arrive in 2021.

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The additional container handling equipment will further improve the turnaround time for vessels calling WACT, according to a statement titled ‘WACT commissions $15m additional MHCs, reach stackers at Onne Port’, dated October 6th 2020, and forwarded to our correspondent on Thursday.

Speaking at the commissioning ceremony of the new cranes in Onne, Rivers State, the Managing Director of WACT, Mr Aamir Mirza, said the latest set of equipment was acquired to boost the terminal capacity.