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Port of Houston Orders Ship-to-Shore Cranes, RTGs

Konecranes has received a $56 million order from the Port of Houston Authority for four super-post-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes and three rubber-tire gantry cranes.

The STS cranes, which can handle container ships that are 22 containers wide, will be the largest that Konecranes has ever built, according to the lifting equipment provider. They will have a […]


Konecranes Lands Equipment Order for Indonesian Terminal

Konecranes today signed an agreement to deliver container-handling equipment to PT Pelabuhan Indonesia III, an Indonesian state-owned terminal operator.

The order comprises 10 ship-to-shore cranes, 20 automated stacking cranes and five straddle carriers. Delivery is scheduled for 2014 and 2016. The value of the order was not disclosed, but exceeds €100 million (about US$130.2 million).