Kalmar Extends Booms on Two Quay Cranes

MarineLink.com
Monday, May 06, 2013

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has gained an order from Terminales Rio de la Plata (TRP) in Buenos Aires, Argentina for the extension of booms on two quay cranes.


 
TRP, majority owned and managed by DP World, is one of the most important container terminals in the port of Buenos Aires and leads the rankings of TEU's moved during the last 15 years. It is now planning to receive larger container vessels to optimise its 800,000 TEU's annual capacity. The significant increase in vessel width requires the quay crane geometry to be adapted to extend the reach capacity from 45 meters to 51 meters.


 
The project, booked in Cargotec's 2013 first quarter order intake, has seen Kalmar engineering team promptly start work on detailed engineering plans to achieve the commissioning of the two ZPMC cranes before year end.


 
Marcelo Massa, Managing Director of Kalmar Argentina commented, "With the increasing worldwide movement of containers, port operators are now expecting bigger vessels, some with capacities of up to 18,000 TEU. This puts significant pressure on existing equipment to handle the increased throughput and it's particularly important with quay cranes, where the critical challenge is to maintain optimum productivity. Boom extension is one of Kalmar's focus products and we are currently working with many similar inquiries globally, as result of the continuous increasing size of container vessels".



 

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter April 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Ports

Russia Diesel Exports from Primorsk to Rise in May

Russia is set to export 1.256 million tonnes of ultra-low sulphur diesel from the Baltic Sea port of Primorsk in May, slightly up from 1.209 million tonnes in April, trading sources said on Friday.

MARAD: $5 Mln Available for Marine Highway Projects

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced the availability of $5 million in Federal funding to expand marine highway service by creating new or expanding

New Shipping Firm Sets up in Vancouver

A new shipping company has established itself in Vancouver as the Vancouver International Maritime Centre (VIMC) completes its Asia tour, launching in Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong.

News

Mercury Marine Expands Manufacturing Capacity

Mercury Marine is adding a 53,000 square foot manufacturing capacity expansion to its global headquarters in Fond du Lac, Wisc. The expansion will consist of 45,

Conquest Installs 850t Crane on Allseas Solitaire

Conquest Offshore was contracted by Allseas to remove a 300-ton crane and transport and install a 850-ton Huisman crane on board of one of the largest pipe-lay vessels in the world, Allseas Solitaire.

MARAD: $5 Mln Available for Marine Highway Projects

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced the availability of $5 million in Federal funding to expand marine highway service by creating new or expanding

Marine Equipment

Mercury Marine Expands Manufacturing Capacity

Mercury Marine is adding a 53,000 square foot manufacturing capacity expansion to its global headquarters in Fond du Lac, Wisc. The expansion will consist of 45,

Conquest Installs 850t Crane on Allseas Solitaire

Conquest Offshore was contracted by Allseas to remove a 300-ton crane and transport and install a 850-ton Huisman crane on board of one of the largest pipe-lay vessels in the world, Allseas Solitaire.

Sellick Equipment to Open New Facility

On April, 20, 2016, at the young age of 97 years, Walter Sellick along with sons Howard Sellick - President, David Sellick - Vice President and grandson Colin Sellick - Systems Manager,

Vessels

Conquest Installs 850t Crane on Allseas Solitaire

Conquest Offshore was contracted by Allseas to remove a 300-ton crane and transport and install a 850-ton Huisman crane on board of one of the largest pipe-lay vessels in the world, Allseas Solitaire.

Canadian Navy Frigate Refit Program Completed

Seaspan joined Harjit S. Sajjan, Canada’s Minister of National Defense, at an official ceremony today to celebrate the completion of the Halifax-Class Modernization/Frigate

Fincantieri Delivers Carnival Vista

Carnival Vista, the new flagship of the fleet of Carnival Cruise Line, brand of the Carnival Group, was delivered today at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Monfalcone.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Maritime Standards Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1004 sec (10 req/sec)