Konecranes Wins Order from U.K. Port
Tuesday, December 19, 2006
In September, The Bristol Port Company made a repeat order of a second type of crane is approximately $7.8m. The crane will be delivered to the Royal Portbury Dock in Bristol, U.K. in September 2007.
The Bristol Port Company is a major deep-water port favorably located next to the huge consumer markets of the Midlands, London, and the fast growing markets of South and South West Wales.
The port is designed to accommodate Cape-sized vessels with up to 130,000 tons dead weight, and the new investment in Konecranes Grab Unloader will further increase the ship unloading capacity of coal and animal feedstuffs at the Portbury Dock. The crane has a lifting capacity of 28 tonnes and an unloading capacity of 1,200 tons per hour.