Yilport orders new STS crane fleet for Portuguese terminal


Yilport Holdings (Yilport) has ordered four ship-to-shore (STS) gantry cranes for its Liscont Container Terminal in Lisbon, Portugal, from Mitsui E&S Machinery Co. Ltd.

In a statement, the terminal operator said the cranes will be delivered in 28 months and have been ordered to support growing volumes at Liscont.

They will have an outreach capacity of 22 rows and and a span of 18 metres. According to Yilport, the cranes will have “state-of-the-art” anti-sway and anti-skew control.

There will also be automatic transferring functions from seaside to land side with safe height, ship-profiling system, and truck position system.

“YILPORT Holding aims to create world-class, multipurpose facilities on an international scale,” Robert Yuksel Yildirim, the President & CEO of Yildirim Group, said.

“We commit to bringing state-of-the-art technology, infrastructure, and equipment to all our terminals.

“Development is a never-ending job for us, so we are more than happy to empower Liscont with the world’s most advanced crane equipment from Mitsui E&S.

“I believe YILPORT Liscont will continue delivering superior performance after the installation of new STS cranes.”

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