Konecranes in Spanish Business Venture

 29 Jan 2016     Container Handling, Rubber-Tyred Gantry Cranes (RTGs), Containers, Going Places, Port Planning, Ports, Security and Logistics

Konecranes recently received an order for four rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes from TCV Stevedoring S.A. in Valencia, Spain, which will be the seventh RTG delivery to TCV.

Once the four RTGs go into operation, TCV will operate a fleet of 24 of Konecranes’ RTGs.

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The cranes will be delivered in Q1, 2017.

Kim Salvén, Sales Director in Europe for Konecranes Port Cranes, said: “Our cooperation with TCV Stevedoring company spans over a decade, and it keeps getting stronger. The first Konecranes RTGs were ordered and delivered in 2004.

“TCV’s trust in us is based on the excellent performance of our equipment and the high quality of our service. Trust must be earned, and we’ll keep earning TCV’s trust.

Technical Paper: RTG automation for every unique terminal

The 16-wheel RTGs will be equipped with Konecranes’ active load control, diesel fuel saver system, auto-steering and crane management system, ensuring safe and uninterrupted use of the cranes.

They will have a lifting capacity of more than 45 tonnes to operate in twin-lift operation, and will stack one-over five containers high, and six plus truck lane wide.

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