Construction Supervision for STS and RTG Cranes for CHCL Mauritius

Construction Supervision for STS and RTG Cranes for CHCL Mauritius


CHCL acquired one Post-Panamax STS gantry crane and two rubber-tyred gantry cranes from manufacturer HHMC in China. The cranes were a re-build of recently purchased STS and RTG cranes which entered into service at CHCL’s container terminal in Port Louis in 2017. CHCL appointed HPC to carry out design review services for improvement works required and stage supervision at the manufacturer’s premises in Qingdao, China, during final testing and hand-over in Mauritius, and during the two-year warranty period of the cranes.

Tasks Performed

  • Site visit and fact-finding
  • Design review for improvement measures
  • Stage supervision at fabrication sites
  • Provision of summary site reports, inspection sheets, test reports
  • Hand-over at client’s site
  • Inspection visit during crane warranty period


HPC ensured that the cranes were manufactured according to the technical specifications and met the quality expected to reduce operational and safety risks to a minimum.

HPC's Expertise:
Engineering, Equipment Procurement

Port Louis, Mauritius

Cargo Handling Corporation Limited (CHCL)

Financed by:

07/2018 - 12/2021

Project Team

Olaf Schulz
Olaf Schulz

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