Made-in-Vietnam giant cranes exported to India

QUANG NGAI — The second batch of made-in-Vietnam ship-to-shore cargo container cranes is headed to India.

Doosan Heavy Industries Vietnam (Doosan Vina) has shipped three Rail Mounted Quayside Cranes (RMQC) to India as part of its contract to supply 12 RMQC cranes to Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Private Limited (BMCTPL).

Yeon In Jung, CEO and general director of Doosan Vina, said this is a historic achievement for Việt Nam and Doosan Vina because these are the largest among the 68 cranes that have been produced in Vietnam and are also some of the largest cranes made anywhere in the world.

The newly shipped cranes will move to the Jawaharlal Port area of the Port of Nehru, Mumbai, India within two weeks. In June, the first three such cranes were exported to India by Doosan Vina.

The Quang Ngai-based company has manufactured and shipped 71 giant cargo container cranes to customers around the world since 2009.

Doosan Vina has been a reliable supplier of power plant boilers for projects such as Mong Duong 2, Vinh Tan 4, Song Hau 1, Vinh Tan 4 Extension and has played an important role in localising the mechanical industry in Vietnam.

The company employs 2,500 workers at its plants in Dung Quat Economic Zone in Binh Son District, and another 2,500 workers at different projects in nationwide.

The company exported goods worth US$300 million in 2015. — VNS