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Tema Port Expansion Project

In News, News Snippets, Ports & Logistics by s.holz

In 2017 China Harbour broke ground on the new Tema Container Terminal port expansion. Valued at $1.5bn the new expanded Tema terminal will be run by Meridian Port Services, a JV between Bolloré and APMT. The project is scheduled for completion by end 2019, and will triple Tema port’s capacity …

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Handover to Bollore, Dakar Port

In News, Ports & Logistics by s.holz

In June this year we proudly handed over a Konecranes Empty Container Handler SMV5-6ECC90 to the Bollore operated Dakar Port. Of the occasion, Fansou Diédhiou, Bollore workshop manager said, “It (was) a big performance to mount the machine in one day and half. You are welcome for the next commissionings!” Konecranes …

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LCT signs extended service contract

In News, Ports & Logistics by s.holz

The Lomé Container Terminal (LCT), in Lomé, Togo, has renewed its service contract with Paterson Simons for a further two years. Paterson Simons currently services 22 Konecranes rubber tyred gantry cranes (RTGs), 9 ship-to-shore cranes plus nine Alimak Hek lifts and 50 spreaders. With a dedicated workshop, and a permanent staff complement of 27, the undertaking to keep …

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Pasico's new WhatsApp Line

In Mining, News, Oil & Gas, Ports & Logistics by s.holz

Pasico Takoradi who provide mobile crane support across West Africa are currently trialling a dedicated WhatsApp line for new and existing customers to make swift contact with our service team for Manitowoc, Grove and Manitou products. WhatsApp US ON +233 (0) 544 913 985 The company recognises that the way …

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Photo essay: Reachstacker Refurb: MPS

In News, Ports & Logistics by s.holz

We are pleased to share the work that Noel Gottsch, Alban Venyellu and Godwin Mensah completed last month refurbishing a Konecranes Reachstacker at the MPS terminal in Tema, Ghana. First the spreader assembly was removed, along with the boom assembly. The team then removed the lifting cylinders, the fuel tank, hydraulic tank, …