ATI, meanwhile, said its Manila operations were already averaging 'above the industry standard of 25 gross moves per crane per hour (GMPH
), and even recorded world-class levels of over 30 GMPH
in previous months.'
Abu Dhabi Terminals also set new productivity records, handling the vessel APL Boston with an average crane productivity of 39.81 gross moves per hour, resulting in berth productivity of 135.18 GMPH
during a 19-hour, 54- minute port stay.
At present, ADT's container terminal operation is achieving a crane productivity of no less than 34 gross moves per hour (gmph
), which marks an increase of 36% since September 2012, when the port commenced operations Each month the port's productivity increases, with a record number of containers handled in December last year, a total of 132,339 TEUs - the highest number of containers ever handled in the emirate in a single month.
Al Alawi also signed an agreement with Comsoft GMPH
, worth RO388,425, related to the supply, installation and test of automatic transmitters.
The 36% rise in crane productivity reflects the fact that now fewer than 34 gross moves per hour (GMPH
) are currently taking place at the UAE port, compared to the 25 GMPH
that were taking place when operations commenced in September 2012.