BEST container terminal in the Port of Barcelona orders more Konecranes ARMGs
Konecranes has won an order for 6 Automated Rail Mounted Gantry (ARMG) cranes from BEST container terminal, a Hutchison operation in the Port of Barcelona, the company said in its press release.
BEST container terminal already operates 48 Konecranes ARMGs in a large automated container yard. The cranes currently on order are identical to those already working, stacking 40T containers 1-over-5 high and 9 wide.
The new order is a sign of BEST’s satisfaction with Konecranes’ automated container handling technology. The new cranes will be delivered by container block, two cranes per block, with the last crane pair scheduled for delivery in second quarter of 2019.
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 of all makes. In 2017, Group sales totaled EUR 3,136 million. The Group has 16,200 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. Konecranes shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki (symbol: KCR).