16.05.2013 - 11:00
Five Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes are currently being erected at the Meridian Port Services (MPS) container terminal in Tema, Ghana. The cranes are part of an order placed in August 2012. MPS already operates four Konecranes RTGs, which were delivered fully-erect in March 2013.
MPS’s RTGs are all-electric, 16-wheel cranes with a lifting capacity of 40 tons stacking 1-over-5 containers high and 7 plus truck lane wide. They are equipped with Konecranes’ award- winning Smarter Cabin offering improved ergonomics and visibility. They are also equipped with advanced Konecranes technology such as Autosteering, a driver aid that keeps the crane on a pre-programmed, straight path, and Diesel Fuel Saver, which cuts fuel consumption dramatically without compromising performance.
The RTG container positioning systems are connected to the Terminal Operating System (TOS) ensuring correct, real-time container positioning and an accurate container inventory. The cranes are also equipped with remote access technology that allows Konecranes experts to connect to the machines remotely in order to diagnose problems.
For more information:
Timo Kamppi, Project Manager, Konecranes / Port Cranes
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +358 20 427 2676
Cindy Shi, Marketing Specialist, Konecranes / Port Cranes
E-mail: email@example.com or phone +358 20 427 2507
Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity-enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment and machine tools of all makes. In 2012, Group sales totaled EUR 2,170 million. The Group has 12,100 employees, at 626 locations in 48 countries. Konecranes is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (symbol: KCR1V).