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KONECRANES ROPEQ MAGNETIC ROPE INSPECTION IMPROVES SAFETY, PRODUCING CONSISTENT AND RELIABLE RESULTS

In News, News Snippets, Ports & Logistics by Alisa Evans

RopeQ™ Magnetic Rope Inspection from Konecranes improves safety, producing consistent and reliable results. Wire ropes are one of the most critical parts of RTGs, and they can contain hundreds of individual strands. Broken strands on the rope exterior can be found by visual inspections, but the condition of the core …

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PATERSON SIMONS & KONECRANES SUCCESSFULLY DELIVER 4 NEW RTGS TO CONAKRY TERMINAL IN GUINEA

In News, News Snippets, Ports & Logistics by Alisa Evans

Four new Konecranes Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) Cranes were successfully delivered to Conakry Terminal, a subsidiary of Bolloré Ports, on 2 November 2021. The RTGs were signed off on the 8th November 2021 and the commissioning and delivery was completed by the Paterson Simons and Konecranes teams. These next-generation 2021 …

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PATERSON SIMONS, TOGETHER WITH PINTSCH BUBENZER, EXECUTE A SUCCESSFUL TRAINING SESSION FOR OUR ENGINEERS AND TECHNICIANS IN TOGO

In News Snippets, Ports & Logistics by Alisa Evans

Paterson Simons, together with Pintsch Bubenzer, planned and executed informative training sessions for our technicians and engineers in Togo. The aim was to keep Paterson Simons employees up to date and familiar with maintenance instructions and get them certified for the maintenance work and the correct troubleshooting processes for Bubenzer …

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Our Crane Service Team in Lomé, Togo

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

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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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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Konecranes Ergo Cab: Comfort Leads to Efficiency

In News by s.holz

The new reach stacker, model SMV 4531 TC5, benefits from a unique cab design, making for greater operator comfort leading to more efficient cargo handling. Bertil Jansson, supervisor at Port of Södertälje, Sweden, says, “We discussed in-depth what we wanted and what was important. We realized that the ergonomics of the cabin, …

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MPS TERMINAL, GHANA: RTGs – Its All About Excellent Support.

In Solutions by s.holz

“For us, the only way for the yard to increase its capacity was to convert the operation from reach stackers to RTGs. The conversion to Konecranes RTGs gave us an additional 25 percent throughput capacity by increasing the number of slots”, says MPS CEO Mohamed Samara. Meridian Port Services Ltd. (MPS), …