DP World lays claim to world’s largest semi-automated facility

Dubai: DP World’s just opened Jebel Ali Container Terminal 3 (T3) is set to be the world’s largest semi-automated facility, the terminal operator claims in a release.
 
The new terminal has 19 automated quay cranes and 50 automated rail mounted gantry (RMG) yard cranes.
 
Mohammed Sharaf, group CEO, DP World, said: “Automation and new technology are the way of the future and will help our customers and the wider supply chain realise the efficiencies on land that the new mega-ships generate at sea.”  [29/01/14]

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