They will be identical to the 12 already delivered during 2014. Delivery is scheduled for end-2015 and 2016. With this delivery, Lomé Container Terminal will operate 22 Konecranes RTGs.
‘‘This new order of Konecranes RTGs for our Lomé Container Terminal is in line with our Phase 2 development of this new terminal, which will make it capable of handling 1,650,000 TEU,” said Marc Desmons, Engineering Services Manager of Terminal Investment Limited (TIL), owner of Lomé Container Terminal.
Lomé’s Konecranes RTGs are all-electric, 16-wheel cranes powered by a busbar system. They have a lifting capacity of 40 tons stacking 1-over-6 containers high and 7 plus truck lane wide.