Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has received an order from Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT), Newark, New Jersey, a 50/50 joint-venture between Ports America and Terminal Investment Limited (TIL), for 20 new Terex straddle carriers. To be operational by the end of July 2015, the order will increase the total number of Terex machines at the terminal 118.
The machines will be equipped with eco-friendly diesel-electric drives and winter packages for enhanced operation, even in extremely cold conditions. The order includes comprehensive training of PNCT service staff.
Twelve of the straddles are new Terex N SC 634E units for handling 1-over-2 high-cube containers between container cranes and the stackyard and the other eight, higher N SC 644 E machines with a stacking capacity of 1-over-3 high-cube containers are intended mainly for management of the container stackyard.