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  • 2016 October 10 12:30

    First Konecranes BOXPORTER RMG sold to Luka Koper in Slovenia

    In June, Konecranes introduced the new BOXPORTER RMG to market at the TOC Europe exhibition. In September, Konecranes signed a deal with the Port of Koper in Slovenia for delivery of the first BOXPORTER RMG unit. It will be delivered in 2017, the company said in its press release.

    The operator of the Port of Koper in Slovenia, Luka Koper d.d., has ordered a BOXPORTER RMG crane from Konecranes. BOXPORTER is a new RMG with an advanced operating system that gives the crane operator an exceedingly clear view over every container move. The operating system incorporates innovations that have been field-proven by Konecranes in the remote operation of its automated stacking cranes.  

    The Port of Koper was established in 1957. It has grown steadily over the years, and now comprises 12 specialized terminals employing around 1,000 people. It is the leading container terminal in the Adriatic, handling 790,736 TEU in 2015. Luka Koper recently started an important investment cycle worth EUR 300 million. Around EUR 235 million will be allocated to the container terminal itself, enabling an increase from the current annual capacity of 950,000 TEU to 1.3 million TEU by 2020. By the end of 2016, the Port of Koper will operate a fleet of 20 Konecranes RTG cranes, 1 STS crane and 2 RMG cranes. They are all very popular with the port’s crane operators.

    About Konecranes
    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 11,400 employees at 600 locations in 48 countries. Konecranes is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.




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