Doosan Vina completed the six giant ship-to-shore cranes for Gemadept - CMA CGM

Doosan Vina completed the six giant ship-to-shore cranes for Gemadept - CMA CGM - 

After more than 14 months of production, Doosan Vina today completed the six giant ship-to-shore cranes order under Gemalink project for Gemadept - CMA CGM. This is a series of super-heavy cranes with outreach up to 70 meters and can handle 65-ton cargo containers from the largest mother vessels.

The last two RMQC cranes of Gemalink project are delivered to Gemadept - CMA CGM.

The Gemalink project was signed on May 17, 2019 with a total volume of over 10,200 tons includes six giant RMQC cranes which each is 93m high, 150m long, 27m wide and weighs more than 1,700 tons.

“With this design, our cranes can reach up to 70 meters into the sea and can lift two 20-feet containers at the same time or bulk cargoes and project cargo of 65 tons and 85 tons from large mother vessels up to 200,000 DWT”, Yoon Young Sang, Leader of Erection_Crane Department said.

The Korean Consulate General in Da Nang Ahn Min Sik visited and witnessed the process of moving unit 6 on board.

These 6 cranes were handed over to customer in 3 shipments: on July 2, September 9 and today (November 26) are the last two units of the project.

After 3 days of loading onboard and reinforcing, two cranes No.5 and 6 left Doosan Vina port and will arrive at Gemalink port (located in Cai Mep - Thi Vai deep-water port area, Ba Ria Vung Tau province) on November 29. After that Doosan Vina's and investor’s experts, engineers, and technicians will test, commission and transfer technique. This usually takes more than one month.

Currently, the crane No.1 & 2 were put into use since September 28 while the No.3 & 4 has just been completed Final Acceptance Test certification and are in the final testing process to hand over to the customer on November 27. Once these six cranes are put into commercial operation, they will ensure handling capacity of more than 1.5 million TEU/year for Phase 1 of the Gemalink Port.

Four cranes of this project are being tested and operated at Gemalink port, Ba Ria Vung Tau province.

The completion of this large-scale project once again proves the Vietnamese staff’s skill and technical level and brings the total cranes produced and supplied to 89 units. Of which, 39 units are busy operating at the PSA port (Singapore), 23 units at the port of JNPT and BMCTPL (India), 8 units at the port of SGP (Saudi Arabia), 7 at Samarinda (Indonesia) and 12 in Vietnam such as Da Nang Port, Saigon New Port, Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemical Plant Port and Gemalink Port.

Doosan Vina

Doosan Vina is a high-tech industrial complex in the Dung Quat Economic Zone of Central Vietnam’s Quang Ngai Province employing 2,000 Vietnamese. The company supplies the mega infrastructure products that make modern life a reality. Doosan Vina’s products include: Boilers for thermal power plants, Desalination plants the size of a football pitch that turn sea water into fresh, Material Handling Systems like cranes that are the heart of logistics at ports around the world, Modularization and Structural Steel for refineries, buildings and infrastructure developments. To date the company has exported products valued at $2.4 billion.

The Doosan Group

The Doosan Group is a global multinational focusing on Power, Water and other infrastructure developments worldwide. The company is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, has operations in 38 countries, over 42,600 employees and $22 billion in annual revenue.


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