OREANDA-NEWS. This will be Konecranes’ third RTG delivery to the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) Terminal Valencia. When the three RTGs on order go into operation, MSC Terminal Valencia will operate a fleet of 18 Konecranes RTGs. The cranes will be delivered by spring 2017.

Sven Valentin, Terminal Manager of MSC Terminal Valencia, commented: “Our Konecranes RTGs are central to the continuing success of this terminal. They are high-performing, reliable machines that our operators like to drive. I look forward to receiving these new cranes.”

The 16-wheel RTGs will be equipped with Konecranes’ Active Load Control, Diesel Fuel Saver system, GPS Auto-TOS reporting and Auto-positioning. They will have a lifting capacity of 40 LT, stacking one-over-five containers high and six plus truck lane wide.

“I am pleased to receive this repeat order, which shows that our cooperation with MSC Terminal Valencia is strong. The first Konecranes RTGs were delivered in 2009,” says Antti Halonen, Sales Manager, Konecranes, Port Cranes. “MSC Terminal Valencia’s confidence in us is derived from the excellent performance of our equipment and the high quality of our local service. Consistency is the key.”

For more information:
Antti Halonen, Sales Manager, Port Cranes
E-mail: antti.halonen@konecranes.com or phone +358 20 427 2678

Investors and analysts
Miikka Kinnunen, Director, Investor Relations
E-mail: miikka.kinnunen@konecranes.com or phone +358 20 427 2050

Konecranes RTGs at MSC Terminal Valencia

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 11,900 employees at 600 locations in 48 countries. Konecranes is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki (symbol: KCR1V).