The Port of Koper operator in Slovenia, Luka Koper, has ordered five electric rubber-tyred gantry (eRTG) cranes from Konecranes.
Each of the units, which will be delivered in the summer of 2019, will be equipped with cable reels featuring an auto plug-in system.
It is hoped that the machines will deliver environmental benefits thanks to their electic operation including regenerative power feedback to the local grid, ambient lighting with LED lights and low noise.
The cranes will also have driver-assistance features in a bid to boost productivity: auto-steering, auto-TOS reporting, auto-positioning, and stack collision prevention.
Edvin Boskin, Luka Koper’s technical manager, said: “Koper’s strategy 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.”
“Luka Koper will become a leading port operator and global logistics solution provider for the countries of Central and Eastern Europe,” he added.