18/04/2016 - 19:37 pm

Konecranes to Deliver Three More RTGs to MSC Terminal Valencia – Industry News

Konecranes’ will be making a third Rubber Tyred Gantry Crane (RTG) delivery to the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) Terminal Valencia. When the three RTGs on order go into operation, MSC Terminal Valencia will operate a fleet of 18 Konecranes RTGs. The cranes will be delivered by spring 2017.

Sven Valentin, terminal manager of MSC Terminal Valencia, said, “Our Konecranes RTGs are central to the continuing success of this terminal. They are high-performing, reliable machines that our operators like to drive. I look forward to receiving these new cranes.”

The 16-wheel RTGs will be equipped with Konecranes’ Active Load Control, Diesel Fuel Saver system, GPS Auto-TOS reporting and Auto-positioning. They will have a lifting capacity of 40 LT, stacking one-over-five containers high and six plus truck lane wide.

Antti Halonen, sales manager of Konecranes, Port Cranes said,  “I am pleased to receive this repeat order, which shows that our cooperation with MSC Terminal Valencia is strong. The first Konecranes RTGs were delivered in 2009. MSC Terminal Valencia’s confidence in us is derived from the excellent performance of our equipment and the high quality of our local service. Consistency is the key.”

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