Konecranes To Deliver More Electric RTGs To Luka Koper

Damas Jati - Konecranes, 23/08/2018, 11:05

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The Port of Koper operator in
Slovenia, Luka Koper d.d., has ordered five electric Konecranes RTG cranes. The
cranes will be equipped with cable reels featuring an auto plug-in system.


Luka Koper’s new Konecranes RTGs will offer important environmental
benefits thanks to their electric operation: regenerative power feedback to the
local grid, ambient lighting with LED lights and low noise. The cranes will
also have driver-assistance features that boost productivity: Auto-steering,
Auto-TOS reporting, Auto-positioning, and Stack Collision Prevention, the press
release from Konecranes said. 


“Luka Koper has been our customer for over fourteen years. I’m happy
that our relationship with them continues to be strong,” says Antti Halonen,
Sales Manager, Konecranes Port Solutions.


“Koper
has granted Konecranes its Investment Supplier of the Year award, for the
second year in a row. It’s an honour to receive this vote of confidence in our
container handling equipment and how we support Luka Koper in its business.”


Edvin Boskin, Luka
Koper’s Technical Manager, said: “Starting in 2004, Luka Koper acquired over 20
Konecranes RTGs over 15 years of strong collaboration that allowed us to build
a trusting relationship. It was a good decision to choose Konecranes as our
crane supplier.


“With
each new RTG crane delivery, we received new crane functionality and the sales
support is excellent.”


 Koper’s strategy, according to Edvin, is
concentrated on the port, which will remain a multi-purpose port with a market
position that we will strengthen steadily while reducing our environmental
impact on our neighbourhood. “Our cooperation with Konecranes will help us to
realize our vision: Luka Koper will become a leading port operator and global
logistics solution provider for the countries of Central and Eastern Europe,” he
said.  


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