Maher Terminals orders more Konecranes straddle carriers
Hyvinkää, November 19, 2014 (STAT):- Maher Terminals LLC in the USA has ordered 8 more straddle carriers from Konecranes. The order was booked in the third quarter 2014.
“This repeat order is a sign of Maher’s trust in our straddle carrier technology and our local service support.We value our relationship with Maher and we will continue to support them in lifting their business.”says Tommi Rautavalta, General Manager Straddle Carriers, Konecranes.
After the delivery in June 2015, Maher will operate 27 Konecranes straddle carriers. This will be Konecranes’ third straddle carrier delivery to Maher Terminals LLC. The Konecranes straddle carriers on order will be identical to those already delivered.
Straddles will be equipped with Konecranes electric drives and power train components, ensuring high durability, reliability and performance while keeping operating and service costs low. These straddles will be equipped with the latest Tier 4i, low-emissions engine technology. They will have a hoisting capacity of 40 tons in single container operation and 50 tons in twin-twenty operation, lifting 1-over-2 containers high. They will also be equipped with Konecranes’ Fleet Management System.