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First Konecranes RTG’s for Morocco

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Konecranes will deliver 16 Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes to Tanger Alliance, Tangier, following an order booked in May 2019. The 16 Konecranes RTGs will be working at the new container terminal TC3, Tanger Med 2, in the Port of Tangier and will be the first Konecranes container cranes in Morocco. Tanger Med 2 is the second phase of development of the Tanger Med port complex.

The RTGs will have a lifting capacity of 40 tons, lifting containers 1-over-5 high and 7 container rows wide plus truck lane. They will be equipped with the Auto-steering feature, which keeps the crane driving straight on a pre-programmed path. They will also be equipped with Auto-TOS Reporting, which reports all container moves to the TOS, enabling accurate yard inventory.

Mr. Said Asbaai, Chairman of the Executive Board of Tanger Alliance said: “Konecranes is known for the excellence of its technology and high-performing cranes. We selected Konecranes RTGs because we believe these machines will help us to reach our ambitious goals. Also, we appreciated Konecranes’ ability to deliver the cranes according to our challenging schedule. They will all be delivered by July 2020.”

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