Two more RTGs delivered
Investment programme completed
On June 14 m/v Meri delivered two more RTG cranes for container terminal. It is the final acquisition according to the 4-year investment programme encompassing eight new RTG cranes, two STS cranes, a mobile harbour crane Gottwald and a number of other equipment. Total amount invested in new handling equipment in 2018 – 2021 exceeded 40 million euro.
Alongside with reconstruction of the quays, the new equipment has upgraded capacity of both terminal facilities and helped to create conditions for further growth of cargo throughput. KCT terminals can now reload up to 7 million tons of cargo per year.
Apart from higher capacity and productivity, the new cranes answer environmental concerns and provide ergonomic and comfortable working environment for the operators. They are also fully ready for terminal automation.