Konecranes is set to deliver an additional two Boxhunter rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes to Ben Nghe Port in Vietnam.
The cranes, booked in March 2020, will be delivered in cooperation with Telin Group JSC in April 2021.
Two Konecranes Boxhunter RTGs have been operating at Ben Nghe Port since 2017, contributing toward the port’s growth.
Dang Hoai Giang, chairman of the board of Ben Nghe Port, said: “The Boxhunter RTG has met our expectations and we look forward to receiving two more and putting them into service.
“Konecranes has supported us well. Acquiring two more Boxhunters was an easy decision.”
The RTGs offer a modern operating concept that puts the operator down in a cabin at the truck lane, close to the truck loading and unloading action.
Additionally, the two new RTGs will be fully electric 16-wheel machines powered by cable reel like the port’s current Boxhunters.
The RTGs are able to stack 1-over-5 containers high and have an operating width of six containers plus truck lane.
They will also be equipped with GPS-based auto-steering and TRUCONNECT remote technical support.
Jerry Fann, sales director for China and Southeast Asia at Konecranes Port Solutions, said: “The popularity of the Boxhunter RTG is growing throughout the world and I’m honoured that Ben Nghe Port has decided to purchase more of these innovative RTGs from us.”