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WAN HAI LINES Upgrade its Terminal System and Facility
Wan Hai Lines has improved the terminal operation system of its Japan Oi 5, and also increase additional inbound trailer lanes since April. The operating efficiency has been significantly improved after a few months trial.

Wan Hai Lines started renting terminal Oi 5 since March 2003 and the volume has since increased year after year. In order to improve the productivity and efficiency, the terminal had installed additional 2 rail mounted gantry cranes (RMGC) to a total of 8 RMGCS in 2006. However, the original venue and equipment gradually were unable to cope with the substantial growth in volume. Therefore, the company revamp its’ pier system and replaced it with a one-stop advance terminal system which allows direct interface with shipping company’s booking system and the Customs clearance system (Sea-NACCS) in 2012. To minimize input error as well as improve data exchange efficiency and accuracy. The increase in additional lanes and equipment has increased the terminal’s productivity and efficiency thus reduces customers waiting time for the collection of the containers.

Terminal Oi 5 covers an area of 133,650 square meters, the maximum annual throughput is between 450,000 TEU to 500,000 TEU and can accommodate a 8,000 teu container vessels at any point of time. Currently, Wan Hai has about 20 services calling Terminal Oi 5 with an annual volume of 409,703 TEU. The company hopes to provide a better quality service to its customers through its investment in both hardware and software.