Hutchison Opens New Terminal in Laem Chabang Port

Feb 2019

Hutchison Ports Thailand, the leading port operator in the country, has announced an investment of USD 600 million for the Terminal D of the Laem Chabang Port, located in Chonburi. With one of the world’s first container terminals to be fully equipped with remote control technology for all of its quay cranes and yard side rubber tyred gantry cranes, The terminal will be the most advanced deep-sea container terminal in Thailand.

Terminal D is already handling some of the world’s largest container vessels currently in operation. On full completion, Terminal D will increase Laem Chabang Port’s container handling capacity by approximately 40%, aiming at making Thailand a global shipping hub.

An initial phase of Terminal D is now officially open for operations, offering a combined total of 400 meters of berth, 3 of the world’s largest quay cranes and 10 supporting rubber tyred gantry cranes. A further batch of 3 quay cranes and 10 rubber tyred gantry cranes arrived on 29 January 2019 and will be brought into operation over the course of the next months.

In November 2018, Hutchison Ports Thailand welcomed the largest ever container vessel to berth in Thailand by being the first terminal operator in the country to handle a container vessel with a length overall of in excess of 350 meters.

(Source: Hutchison Port)

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