As PSA Panama expands its capacity to 2m teu, it has received a wide range of handling equipment including 37 terminals tractors and 37 container chassis from Global Port Equipment (GPE).
GPE, which offers sales, rental, spare parts and maintenance, has also supplied 2+1 empty container handlers, a 16-tonne forklift truck and 2+1 reachstackers.
It has additionally received a repeat order for seven terminal tractors and seven chassis from PSA Panama, which lies on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal.
The machinery was manufactured by a number of different companies although GPE was PSA’s single point of contact for the whole order.
The company, which has branches in Panama, Colombia and Spain, was awarded a contract for the maintenance of the delivered equipment as well.