Konecranes secures 54-crane order for Khalifa
Lifting equipment firm Konecranes has netted a 54-crane deal for construction of the Khalifa Port Container Terminal (KPCT), plus an order for the Mediterranean’s largest-ever mobile harbour crane. In a release, the Finnish company said that it had been chosen by KPCT operator Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) in the UAE to supply an automated stacking crane system for the second stage of the building of the Khalifa Port facility. The 54 automated rail mounted gantry (ARMG) cranes will have a lifting capacity of 40 tonnes, stacking 1-over-6 containers high, with 30 of the cranes set to be nine-wide and 24 set to be eleven-wide. They will come with automation controls and Konecranes’ Active Load Control system.
Khalifa Port Receives First ARMG and STS cranes for COSCO SHIPPING Abu Dhabi Terminal
Abu Dhabi Ports announced today the delivery of the first shipments of Automated Rail Mounted Gantry Crane (ARMG) Ship-to-shore quay cranes (STS) to Khalifa Port. Shipped from Shanghai, the ten state-of-the-art ARMG Cranes and four STS Cranes are the initial batches of equipment to be installed at COSCO SHIPPING Abu Dhabi Terminal, the second container terminal being built at Khalifa Port due for completion at the end of this year. As innovation and automation continues to be part of Abu Dhabi Ports’ long-term strategy, the state-of-the-art ARMG’s and STS cranes will add unprecedented advantages to Khalifa Port by ensuring the timely and efficient stacking of containers in the terminal’s yards. Furthermore, with remote control monitoring, the cranes will have the capacity to swiftly transfer shipments, further boosting the capacity of Khalifa Port. The cranes will have the lifting capacity of 41 Tons and will be fully integrated with Khalifa Port’s terminal operating system, making it the first semi-automated port in the region
Abu Dhabi Ports and MSC sign concession agreement to develop a container terminal at Khalifa Port
Abu Dhabi Ports signed a 30 year concession agreement with MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, a Swiss-based leader in global transportation and logistics, to establish a new container terminal in the UAE located at Khalifa Port, ADP said in a press release. The new terminal will benefit from Khalifa Port’s unique advantages as one of the region's most technologically-advanced ports and one of the world's fastest growing ports, further showcasing Abu Dhabi’s importance in the maritime sector and in container handling regionally and globally.Upload News
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