Rubber-tired gantry (RTG) cranes erection

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Description

Erection of rubber-tired gantry (RTG) cranes (4 pcs) in the territory of newly built quay of “HPC-Ukraina” terminal of Odessa Marine Trade Port, Ukraine, by means of mechanical staff of “Kondor & Co” LLC and electrical staff of “Konecranes Ukraine” PJSC.

Equipment: forklift (2 pc), reach-stacker (2 pcs), ship-to-shore container crane (1 pc), manlift (1 pc)

A rubber-tired gantry crane (RTG crane) (also transtainer) is a mobile gantry crane used in intermodal operations to ground or stack containers. Inbound containers are stored for future pickup by drayage trucks, and outbound are stored for future loading on to vessels. RTGs typically straddle multiple lanes, with one lane reserved for container transfers.

The Konecranes Rubber-Tired Gantry (RTG) crane is a great example of how intelligent design can make container handling safer, more productive and more reliable. The combination of intelligent streel structure, Active Load Control (ALC) technology and smarter cabin makes this crane the most productive and reliable in the world.

Manufacturer

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Konecranes Plc (KCI Konecranes prior to 16 March 2007)

Finnish company, headquartered in Hyvinkää, which specialises in the manufacture and service of cranes and lifting equipment as well as the service of machine tools. The firm produces about one in ten of the world’s cranes, of which around 80% are for use in factories and the remainder at ports. Konecranes products are made for industries handling heavy loads meaning ports, intermodal terminals, shipyards and bulk material terminals.

Contractor

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“Konecranes Ukraine” PJSC

Knowledge of production processes of ukrainian industries, using Konecranes scientific, technical and methodological bases, and strict adherence to the most modern international standards allows “Konecranes Ukraine” to offer products of the highest class, well-known for their reliability, performance, efficiency and safety in operation.

Customer

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Damietta Container & Cargo Handling Co., Egypt

The port of Damietta located 10Km West of the Nile, and 70km west of Port Said. The port`s basin is connected of the Nile by a canal to facilitate access to inland navigation.

DCHC was established in 1986 is located on the western of the port of Damietta. In 1990 DCHC began commercial operations, becoming one of the most important container terminals in the Mediterranean Sea.

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