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  • 2015 January 9 12:01

    Konecranes wins order for 10 RTGs from Lomé Container Terminal SA in Lomé, Togo

    Konecranes has won another order from Lomé Container Terminal SA in Lomé, Togo, this time for 10 RTGs. They will be identical to the 12 already delivered during 2014. Delivery is scheduled for end-2015 and 2016. With this delivery, Lomé Container Terminal will operate 22 Konecranes RTGs. The order was booked in the fourth quarter of 2014, the company said in its press release.

    “This new order of Konecranes RTGs for our Lomé Container Terminal is in line with our Phase 2 development of this new terminal, which will make it capable of handling 1,650,000 TEU,” says Marc Desmons, Engineering Services Manager of Terminal Investment Limited (TIL), owner of Lomé Container Terminal.

    “It’s very rewarding to be part of Lomé Container Terminal’s growth and success,” says Antoine Bosquet, Konecranes’ Sales Director IMEA, Port Cranes. “We will do our best to deliver these cranes flawlessly, with the quality and performance TIL expects from Konecranes.”

    Lomé’s Konecranes RTGs are all-electric, 16-wheel cranes powered by a busbar system. They have a lifting capacity of 40 tons stacking 1-over-6 containers high and 7 plus truck lane wide.

    They are equipped with the new Konecranes smarter cabin offering improved ergonomics, visibility and safety. They also have advanced Konecranes technology such as Autosteering, a driver aid that keeps the crane on a pre-programmed, straight path.

    They are also equipped with a Container Positioning system, which is connected to the Terminal Operating System (TOS) to ensure correct, real-time container positioning and an accurate container inventory. The cranes are also equipped with Konecranes’ TRUCONNECT® remote monitoring, enabling remote diagnostics for maintenance purposes.




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