Konecranes secures key contract for automated port equipment services in Indonesia

Konecranes secures key contract for automated port equipment services in Indonesia
Calibrating one of the remote operating desks at KTMT, Indonesia

The Kuala Tanjung Multipurpose Terminal (KTMT) has signed a 12-month automation services contract with Konecranes Indonesia for its eight automated Konecranes rubber-tyred gantry cranes.

Local inverter and digital crane specialists are using Konecranes Augmented Reality apps to liaise with Finnish engineers to liaise with Finnish engineers to ensure updates, repairs and knowledge transfer are uninterrupted during the COVID-19 travel bans.

Jukka Tukia, Konecranes’ APAC port services director says, said: “Partnerships and commitment drive our business in the Asia-Pacific region.

“We have the technology, the training and the drive to ensure that no matter where your equipment is, we will find a way to make our customer’s uptime and operational efficiency our priority.”

The deal was signed in July 2020 and will run until June 2021.

KTMT is in a remote area of Northern Sumatra, with the nearest town being four hours’ drive away.