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Manitowoc Launch Crane Configuration App

Manitowoc Launch Crane Configuration App

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By
Alisa Evans
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February 2019
Determining the overall boom and jib length combination is now as simple as opening up Manitowoc’s recently launched smartphone app for iOS and Android. The Manitowoc Boom Length Selector App allows you to select specific boom and jib length combinations, building heights, boom radii and other crane parameters using an...
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Our Crane Service Team in Lomé, Togo

Our Crane Service Team in Lomé, Togo

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By
Alisa Evans
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January 2019
The Lomé Container Terminal recently renewed their service contract with Paterson Simons & Co. Togo SARLU (PSTL), and our 36-strong team in the terminal is occupied full-time looking after 22 Konecranes RTGs, entire fleet of STS cranes and RAM spreaders. The terminal also runs a fleet of mobile equipment and PSTL...
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Konecranes EcoLifting Solutions now available in West Africa

Konecranes EcoLifting Solutions now available in West Africa

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By
Alisa Evans
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January 2019
Ecolifting is a new drive and engine concept from Konecranes Lifttrucks, and is available on Stage 3 engines, meaning it is confirmed available on all machines suitable for West African conditions and fuels. By engaging cutting-edged engine technologies, and making intelligent adjustments to design, Konecranes engineers have developed two Ecolifting...
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GMK Equipment Announcement

GMK Equipment Announcement

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By
Alisa Evans
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October 2018
Important GMK equipment announcement Paterson Simons wishes to inform you of an additional instruction that should be included in the supplied Operator’s Manual for all GMK cranes. The following sheets give extended instruction for the correct use of load-bearing equipment and lifting tackle. Should you have any questions or complications, please contact us at website@patersonsimons.com Download the additional manual pages here....
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Tema Port Expansion Project

Tema Port Expansion Project

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By
Alisa Evans
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October 2018
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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Manitowoc GRT8100 RT Grove Crane

Manitowoc GRT8100 RT Grove Crane

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By
Alisa Evans
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August 2018
Weighing in at an impressive 100MT capacity the new GRT8100 Rough Terrain Crane, is now being manufactured by Manitrowoc’s Niella-Tanaro facility in Italy. Manitowoc has also taken the decision to significantly lower the prices of these cranes into the African market. Contact us here for more information on this incredible...
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How will Big Data affect the Marine Industry?

How will Big Data affect the Marine Industry?

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By
Alisa Evans
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February 2018
As automation and data become buzzwords across the logistics industry, Trelleborg recently commissioned an independent study on the into the use of Big Data to understand the opportunities it can offer, and importantly, how well the industry is taking advantage of them. The research covers the following main points: –...