Konecranes to Supply Nine RTG's to W. Africa Container Terminal

Press Release
Monday, September 24, 2012

Konecranes to supply nine RTG's (Rubber Tired Gantry) to Bolloré Group in West Africa.

The cranes will be delivered to MPS Container Terminal in Tema, Ghana and Benin Container Terminal in Cotonou, Benin. The parties have agreed not to disclose the value of the orders.

The RTG cranes will be equipped with the new Konecranes award winning cabin offering improved ergonomics, visibility and safety. They will also contain various advanced Konecranes technologies like e.g. the Autosteering feature keeping the crane on a pre-programmed, straight driving path, and the Variable Speed Engine and Fuel Saver technology. All these features help improving safety of operation and increase productivity.

In addition the RTG container positioning system is connected to the ports’ terminal operating system ensuring correct, real-time container positioning and an accurate inventory. The RTG cranes are equipped with remote access technology, enabling remote diagnostics and the related in-depth expertise and maintenance services.
The all-electric, 16-wheel RTGs have a lifting capacity of 40 tons stacking 1-over-5 containers high and 7 plus truck lane wide.

“This contract is a result of a long term relationship", says Antoine Bosquet, Konecranes’ Sales Director, Port Cranes, region WEMEA. “Konecranes has already delivered 26 RTG cranes to Container Terminals operated by Bolloré Africa Logistics, the leading, private concessions operator in Africa. After the delivery to Tema and Cotonou, Konecranes will  have a fleet of 67 Konecranes RTGs in operation in West Africa."

 

Maritime Reporter July 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Contracts

SBI Offshore Negotiating Contract for Rig Builds

SBI Offshore Limited has announced that the Middle East-Chinese consortium, which recently awarded its subsidiary a contract to provide design and engineering services for a jack-up drilling rig,

Brazilian PSVs Get Rolls-Royce Offshore Cranes

Rolls-Royce signed a contract with Detroit Chile SA to supply offshore cranes to nine Platform Supply Vessels (PSVs) presently under construction at Detroit Brasil Ltda.

ABS to Class First Self-elevating Unit Built in Qatar

ABS, a provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, was selected by Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) to class its LB310S liftboat,

Ports

Legislation Signed for Ports Upgrades

Today, Governor Brown signed AB 2395 Legislation. The bill was co-authored by Bonnie Lowenthal chair of the Assembly Transportation Committee and the Select Committee

Report: Ports Lack Maintenance Support

The latest Barometer Report from Trelleborg has revealed a huge gap in the maintenance requirements of port owners and operators, and the support that suppliers are able to provide.

Shanghai Port's Q2 Profit Down; China Trade Flagging

Shanghai International Port , the operator of the world's busiest container port, reported earnings on Wednesday that showed its second-quarter net profit fell 2.

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | 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: 0.2193 sec (5 req/sec)