There will also be construction of support buildings, entry and exit gates, security fencing, parking, gantry cranes and container-handling equipment
, on-site utilities, energy efficient lighting and a HDOT-Highways weigh station.
The planned capital expenditures will be used to acquire more container-handling equipment
, upgrade port systems and technologies and develop new container storage areas within the Manila South Harbor expanded port zone and the Batangas port," ATI said in its filing.
All the elements of a world-class container port are in place at BCT, from container-handling equipment
, third-party truckers, brokerage, online systems, to Customs processes.
In addition, container-handling equipment
will be bought.
For example, container-handling equipment
speeds are programmed according to the actual equipment specifications, thus yielding realistic times for travel throughout the yard.
All container-handling equipment
such as the new cranes will be fitted with the latest in computer technology.
In a major effort to reduce emissions from its large fleet of engine-powered equipment, Husky Terminal & Stevedoring, a major Port of Tacoma terminal operator, recently began using biodiesel fuel for all diesel-operated vehicles and container-handling equipment
Seaports throughout the world; manufacturers of container-handling equipment
(CHE); and organizations dedicated to improving container operations, such as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), which develop appropriate containerization guidelines, have all adopted and now foster the use of standardized containers.
The latter can include unscrambling, layer-packing, and container-handling equipment
arrives in containers which are stuffed at point of origin and transferred to and from ships using container-handling equipment