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APMT Barcelona Receives Konecranes Eco-Friendly Tech

APMT Barcelona Receives Konecranes Eco-Friendly Tech

Konecranes, specialists in equipment for ports and terminals, has started to deliver its fleet of Konecranes Noell straddle carriers, all equipped with the Noell twin-lift spreader, to APM Terminals (APMT) Barcelona, Spain.

The 29 diesel-electric Konecranes Noell Straddle Carriers will be delivered to APMT Barcelona in two batches. The first batch of 16 machines were ready for acceptance in June 2019, the second batch is exoected for 2019.

To view Konecranes solutions for Ports and Terminals visit their AIS Portal.

According to a statement, all the machines will be Konecranes Noell Straddle Carriers of model NSC 644 E equipped with the Konecranes Noell twin-lift spreader model NTS 62 F.

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The straddle carriers have a lifting capacity of about 50 tons, lifting containers 1-over-3, with a maximum traveling speed of 24 km/hr. All the machines are equipped with a PLC system that features the Konecranes Noell Creon-S safety controller.

 “APMT is a major global operator of container terminals and I’m very pleased that APMT granted us this order,” said Peter Kania, Head of Straddle Carrier Sales at Konecranes Port Cranes.

“The machines will be manufactured and pre-tested at our factory in Würzburg, Germany, with all the care and quality that we are known for” he added.

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