Konecranes to supply 15 RTGs to three Bolloré Group
Hyvinkää, 15 January 2015 (STAT):– Konecranes has received an order for 15 Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes from Bolloré Group. The RTGs will be delivered to three container terminals operated in West Africa by Bolloré Africa Logistics. Six RTGs will be delivered to Bolloré’s container terminal in Pointe Noire, Congo, which already operates Konecranes RTGs.
“We are delighted to be part of Bolloré’s growth in Africa, adding the terminals Benin Terminal and Togo Terminal to the list of container terminals operating Konecranes RTGs in West Africa. Africa is a growing market for Bolloré and Konecranes.” said Antoine Bosquet, Konecranes’ Sales Director, Port Cranes, region IMEA.
The hydraulics-free, 16-wheel RTGs will have a lifting capacity of 40 tons stacking 1-over-5 containers high and 7 plus truck lane wide.