Africa’s first C-Generation ECH for Tarzan Enterprises in Ghana.

In News by Alisa Evans

A brand new C-Generation Empty Container Handler (ECH) SMV 6/7 ECC 90 was delivered to Tarzan Enterprises, providers of backbone logistics to Ghana’s Cocoa Industry for over 35 years.

What makes the occasion more special is that it is Africa’s 1st C-Generation version of this Konecranes machine.

ABOVE: Nabih Hamoui, Executive Director at Tarzan is handed the keys to their new lift truck by Mathilda Larbi of Pasico.

The across range C-Generation improvements include:

Driver-friendly cabin: The improved driver’s cabin offers operators class-leading spaciousness and superior visibility made possible by a more ergonomic layout, including the industry’s first 7” touch screen color display.

Improved engine: The C series is equipped with common platform engines that meet current emission legislation up to EU Stage IV and EPA Tier 4f. These new engines save up to 6% in fuel consumption over stage IIIB.

Tire saving technology: Konecranes offers a unique tyre saving technology across its entire range. The technology uses a drive axle with independent drive of all four wheels, extending tire life by up to three times the average.

Electronic Machine Control system: Provides the following functions as standard: full truck monitoring. ECO-Drive and fuel management

• Productivity counter management

• Driver log-in (20 drivers)

• Auto accelerator / power control

• Data logging of alarms and errors