Napier Port augmenting box lifting equipment

transportjournal | June 28, 2017

Napier Port augmenting box lifting equipment
Napier Port in New Zealand has ordered a range of new equipment, including two Konecranes reachstackers, two Konecranes empty and two full container handlers. Another two full container handlers recently went into operation at the terminal.As the new reachstackers will handle containers on both the ship and rail side, Napier Port deliberately opted for this type of equipment as they are able to lift 41 t in a second row of boxes. Warren Young, the port’s container operations manager, explained: “We currently operate six Konecranes Gottwald mobile harbour cranes, four of which were delivered over the last four years. As these machines have become an integral part of our operation, it was logical to also opt for more lift trucks from Konecranes.”

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