Ten Terex TFC 45 H Reach Stackers Delivered to Benin
Terex Port Solutions (TPS) delivered ten Terex TFC 45 H reach stackers to Benin. The machines were put into operation in March 2016 by Société Béninoise des Manutentions Portuaires (SOBEMAP). With the robust reach stackers, the state-owned port operator will further accelerate its container handling in the West African country’s most important economic center, Cotonou.
SOBEMAP aims to extend its leading role in the region
SOBEMAP, who ordered the reach stackers via the TPS distributor SOLOMAT based in Marseille, France, is responsible for all handling operations in the Port of Cotonou. The customer already operated eight TFC 45 H reach stackers, four of their own and four rented, which they acquired between 2006 and 2008. Antoine Kouthon, Managing Director SOBEMAP: “The existing and new TFC 45 H reach stackers have contributed to the sustainable growth of our business. Together they form an efficient fleet of 18 machines that will help us to extend our leading role in the region.”
Diversified portfolio matches needs of customers
Giuseppe Di Lisa, Vice President Sales & Service EMEAR, TPS, was delighted to win another major order for Terex reach stackers from a loyal customer: “Reach stackers from TPS combine competitive operating costs, ease of maintenance and operator comfort. This mix meets the requirements of many terminal operators. Moreover, our diverse portfolio has reach stacker
models to meet the specific needs of customers all over the world with regard to load capacity and stacking height.”
Proven range and new generation reach stackers
The TFC 45 H is part of TPS’ comprehensive range of proven Terex reach stackers. With its wheelbase of 6,000 mm, the machine can stack up to five high-cube containers (9‘6‘‘) in the first row. The maximum load capacity is 45 t in the first row, 27 t in the second row and 13 t in the third row. In April 2015, in addition to the existing range, TPS presented the Terex Liftace™ 5-31 reach
stacker as the first machine of the new lift truck generation. It was followed in April 2016 by the Terex Liftace TM 5-36 reach stacker.