The new record was achieved during the unloading of MSC MICHELE, a Mediterranean Shipping Company ship
Ashdod port company said last week that a new container operating record per hour was set up at pier # 23. the new registered record was 246 container movements during a 7 hours shift.
The new record was achieved during the unloading of MSC MICHELE, a Mediterranean Shipping Company ship. The Eitan port facility employs Israel’s first fully computerized Terminal Operation System (TOS) for loading and unloading shipping containers.
The new NIS 3 billions port facility is one of Israel’s biggest infrastructure projects in the last decade. It increased the storage capacity of the Ashdod Port and decrease ships wait-times.
Mr. Shuki Sagis director general of the port said in a press release that the new record should be regarded by the port workers and by port users as an improvement of the port's fast and high quality level of service.