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APMT to upgrade Onne

[ February 25, 2020   //   ]

APM Terminals says it will start the phase 2 upgrade of its West Africa Container Terminal at Onne in Eastern Nigeria within the next 18 months to help meet rising volumes. It includes the acquisition of three additional mobile harbour cranes, bringing the total in operation to five; 20 rubber tyre gantry cranes, three reach stackers, 13 terminal trucks and trailers and an empty container handler. It also includes installation of reefer racks with a 600-plug capacity, as well as a 13-hectare expansion and of the yard, paving, a new workshop and a new terminal gate complex. WACT has been handling gearless vessels since December, which previously could only be handled in Lagos.