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ICTSI opens MICT Yard 7

image002International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) inaugurated Yard 7 of the Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) including the commissioning of four new rubber tired gantries (RTG).  Part of MICT’s PhP5 billion expansion project, Yard 7 adds substantial capacity to the terminal now at 2.75 million TEUs from 2.5 million TEUs.  This not only addresses the current demand of shipping line clients and the port community for terminal services but also of anticipated growth.  Photo shows ICTSI and government officials during ribbon-cutting ceremonies marking the start of operations of Yard 7 (from left): Juan Sta. Ana, Philippine Ports Authority general manager; Cabinet Secretary Jose Rene D. Almendras; Enrique K. Razon Jr., ICTSI chairman and president; Manila Vice Mayor Francisco Domagoso; and Christian R. Gonzalez, ICTSI senior vice president and head of Asia Pacific Region and MICT.  Behind them are two of the four RTGs.