Konecranes will deliver six more RTGS to Noatum Container Terminal Valencia in Spain
Konecranes says it will deliver six more RTGS to Noatum Container Terminal Valencia in Spain. This will be Konecranes’ fifth RTG delivery to Noatum Container Terminal Valencia in Spain. When the six RTGs on order go into operation, Noatum will operate a fleet of 27 Konecranes RTGs. The order was received in June 2016 and the cranes will be delivered in spring 2017.
Noatum Container Terminal Valencia is the main gateway for the Iberian Peninsula and the natural port of Madrid. The main global container shipping lines call at the terminal in Valencia. These services are complemented by feeder connections to other regions.
Gustavo Ferrer, Terminal Manager of Noatum, commented: “I have been working with Konecranes for years and we have a good relationship. The cranes are reliable and high-performing. Konecranes’ local service, based in Valencia, is excellent.”
The RTGs on order will have a lifting capacity of 40 tons while stacking 1-over-5 containers high and six plus truck lane wide. They will be equipped with Konecranes’ Active Load Control and Diesel Fuel Saver systems.
“Winning a repeat order is always very satisfying, because it shows that we’re doing some very important things right,” said Antti Halonen, Sales Manager, Konecranes, Port Cranes. “We’ll do our very best to keep earning Noatum’s trust.”
Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity-enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment and machine tools of all makes. In 2015, Group sales totaled EUR 2,126 million. The Group has 11,600 employees at 600 locations in 48 countries. Konecranes is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki (symbol: KCR1V).