TOC

LATEST NEWS

PEMA releases global market surveys on port equipment deliveries

January 15, 2015 – The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has publicly released its l...

read more

Port Equipment Manufacturers Association welcomes four new members

ZPMC, Nantong Heavy Rainbow Machineries, Spohn + Burkhardt and INTERCON Technical Information System...

read more

Terminal Industry Committee 4.0 (TIC 4.0) members agree on roadmap and appoint Chairs and Vice Chairs for the working groups

Terminal Industry Committee 4.0 (TIC 4.0) members agree on roadmap and appoint Chairs and Vice Chair...

read more

PEMA appoints new Head of Administration

The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has appointed a new Head of Administration, Mr...

read more

Terminal Industry Committee 4.0 (TIC 4.0) members agree on governance and roadmap

September 24, 2018 – Terminal Industry Committee 4.0 (TIC 4.0) members agree on governance and...

read more

Konecranes to deliver 6 RTGs to Sociedad Porturia Terminal de Contenedores de Buenaventura, S.A. in Columbia

13.01.2014 – In December 2013 Konecranes received an order for six Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes from Sociedad Portuaria Terminal de Contenedores de Buenaventura, S.A. (TCBUEN) in Colombia. This will be Konecranes’ first delivery of container handling cranes to Colombia.

“We are very enthusiastic about this first order to TCBUEN and Colombia. TCBUEN is part of Grup Marítim TCB S.L. It started operation in Buenaventura in 2010 with seven RTGs and two Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes. The six new Konecranes RTGs will almost double TCBUEN’s container yard capacity and significantly boost productivity,” says Kim Salvén, Sales Director, Europe. The parties have agreed not to disclose the value of the order.

The 16-wheel RTGs have a lifting capacity of 40 tons and can stack one-over-six containers high, and six plus truck lane wide. They will be equipped with Konecranes’ Active Load Control technology for premium container handling performance. They will be fully electric, powered by a busbar system. Network braking will be included, further improving the crane’s already excellent eco-efficiency. Network braking takes the energy generated by the crane during braking and feeds it back to the grid, saving energy.

Crane operation will be backed up with full-size diesel generator sets and Konecranes’ Diesel Fuel Saver technology in case of electrical blackouts.

TRUCONNECT® Remote Diagnostics and Technical Support will be another notable part of the package. This remote service reduces crane downtime by ensuring that Konecranes’ technical expertise is available for problem-solving 24/7.

 

For more information:

Press
Kim Salvén, Sales Director Europe
+358 20 427 2552

Investors and Analysts:
Miikka Kinnunen, Director, Investor Relations
+358 20 427 2050

www.konecranes.com

OUR MEMBERS

TBA
TBA
HPC
HPC
VDL
VDL

MEMBER LOGIN

JOIN OUR MAILING LIST