Tag: equipment

Automated quay cranes on trial in Singapore

automated quay cranes

PSA International is currently testing automated quay cranes (AQCs) at its Pasir Panjang Terminal in Singapore to enhance efficiency of operations and improve working conditions for crane operators, Channel NewsAsia informs. Instead of sitting in a booth of an STS crane 17 storey high, the operators will be monitoring the work of their cranes remotely […]

Konecranes secured contracts for crane deliveries to Savannah and Barcelona

Konecranes crane deliveries

Konecranes has recently won significant contracts with the Georgia Ports Authority and with Hutchison Ports to deliver container handling equipment. The Board of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has approved the purchase of 10 additional Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes for the Port of Savannah, Konecranes informs today. This will bring the fleet at the […]

APMT Elizabeth receives new STS cranes

APMT Elizabeth

APM Terminals Elizabeth in New Jersey, USA, took delivery of 4 STS cranes of the newest generation designed for operations on today’s largest container vessels, the port operator informs. The cranes reach 23 containers across the vessel beam and constitute part of the facility’s USD 200 mln infrastructure investment plan scheduled for completion this year. […]

Kalmar launches AGV on Li-ion battery

Kalmar FastCharge AGV

Today, Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is introducing an innovative fully automated guided vehicle (AGV) for transporting containers between quayside and landside operations. The new FastCharge AGV will be officially launched at the TECH TOC Conference within the TOC Asia terminal operations conference taking place 24-25 April 2018 at the Marina Bay Sands resort in Singapore. […]

HHLA to use green energy for its AGVs

lithium-ion battery-powered AGV

Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), the leading European port and transport logistics group, has announced that it will use automated guided vehicles (AGVs) powered by lithium-ion batteries to move containers at its Container Terminal Alternwerder (CTA) between ships and the yard in future. The terminal has been testing a prototype of this container transporter […]

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