Kemi Shipping orders eight Konecranes E-VER electric forklifts to its fleet in northern Finland

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Kemi Shipping Oy, owned by Finnish Metsä Group, has ordered eight award-winning Konecranes E-VER fully electric forklifts including full-service contracts for their operations in the Port of Kemi. Highly impressed with an E-VER delivered early in 2022, the Finnish logistics company is strengthening operations with an additional order. The order was received in June 2022 and … Read more

Konecranes to supply nuclear fuel handling machines to Sweden’s largest nuclear power plant

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Konecranes will supply replacement fuel handling machines for three reactor units to the Forsmark nuclear power plant, the largest electricity producer in Sweden. The order is part of the plant modernization work. The new machines are equipped with the latest Konecranes technology and operator interfaces to improve the productivity and safety of the plant operations. … Read more

Konecranes named best Finnish Large Cap company on furthering diversity

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At its annual gala, the Finnish Foundation for Share Promotion (Pörssisäätiö), a foundation promoting securities investment and the securities market, rewarded Konecranes as the best Finnish Large Cap company for furthering diversity. Diversity and inclusion are cornerstones of Konecranes’ culture and business, propelling its performance and organization. With the award, Konecranes was praised for its … Read more

Georgia Ports Authority orders a fleet of 22 Konecranes container cranes

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The Port of Savannah, owned and operated by the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) in the USA, has ordered 7 Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes and 15 Rubber-Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes from Konecranes. The order is Konecranes’ second largest order ever and it was booked in Q1 2022. The RTG cranes will be delivered by August 2023, and … Read more

CMA blocks merger between Cargotec and Konecranes

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The UK Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has blocked the merger between Cargotec and Konecranes. Thus, Cargotec and Konecranes have decided to cancel the planned merger. According to the CMA’s final report issued last week, the remedies – which would have removed all overlapping businesses of the two companies and were accepted by the European … Read more

Konecranes partners with Pesmel to supply automated warehouse container handling systems

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Konecranes is partnering with Pesmel to supply automated warehouse container handling technology that revolutionizes material handling in logistics hubs and distribution centres. Konecranes and Pesmel signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 25th November 2021, to provide the globally available new solution under the Konecranes brand. The solution will handle containers fully automatically in a high-bay warehouse, … Read more

Konecranes to modernize four polar reactor cranes for major US power utility

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Konecranes was chosen for a $58.6 million modernization project for a major power utility in the United States. The utility has two polar reactor cranes in two different facilities that are in need of upgrades due to plant extensions. The customer is looking to increase lifting capacity and update the controls to variable frequency drives … Read more

Konecranes now delivers hybrid and electric RTGs as carbon neutral

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First in industry to deliver products carbon neutral Applicable worldwide to hybrid and electric RTGs ordered now As global concern about carbon emissions and climate change grows, Konecranes is taking significant action to reduce the CO2 emissions of its own operations and the carbon footprint of its products. As a world-first in the container handling industry, Konecranes … Read more

Konecranes to supply 6 cranes to Singapore’s Tuas Nexus – Integrated Waste Management Facility (IWMF)

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Konecranes has won a contract to supply 6 Waste-to-Energy (WtE) cranes to Singapore’s Tuas Nexus – IWMF. The order, booked in August 2021, underscores Konecranes’ commitment to helping customers and industries grow and transform so they run more efficiently, sustainably, and safely. Tuas Nexus – IWMF is Singapore’s first integrated facility to treat incinerable waste, … Read more

First Konecranes Gottwald Generation 6 Mobile Harbour Crane to Italy

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Terminal San Giorgio S.r.l. (TSG) has ordered an eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald ESP.8 Mobile Harbour Crane for its terminal in Genoa, Italy. Booked in November 2021, it is the very first Generation 6 crane to go to Italy. It will be delivered in June 2022.  Established in 2006, TSG has become the largest multipurpose terminal in … Read more

Eurotransit orders Konecranes RMGs for new intermodal terminal in Kazakhstan

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Eurotransit Group of Companies (Eurotransit) in Kazakhstan has ordered two Konecranes Rail-Mounted Gantry (RMG) cranes for its new intermodal terminal under construction in Dostyk, near the border with China. The order was booked for August 2021 and the cranes will be delivered in Q4 2022.   In addition to the intermodal terminal under construction, Eurotransit … Read more

LOGISTEC USA orders two Konecranes Gottwald Generation 6 Mobile Harbor Cranes

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Leading North American terminal operator LOGISTEC USA Inc. (LOGISTEC) has ordered two new eco-efficient Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes for their terminal at the Port of Manatee in Tampa Bay, Florida, USA. The order, booked in August, will be handed over by February 2022. LOGISTEC operates 80 terminals in 54 ports across North … Read more

Nemport orders Konecranes Noell RTGs for growing demand

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NEMPORT LÌMAN ÌŞLETMELERI (Nemport) in Izmir, Turkey, has ordered 10 Konecranes Noell Rubber-Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes to handle growing container traffic. The order was booked in July and the cranes will be delivered in October 2022. Nemport said: “Nemport is experiencing growing container traffic. We are building a new container yard and a new berth … Read more

Goeyvaerts orders two Konecranes Generation 6 Mobile Harbor Cranes to meet growing rental demand

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Belgium’s Goeyvaerts-R bvba (Goeyvaerts) has ordered two new eco-efficient Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes for their growing rental fleet across ports in the Netherlands and Belgium. The order, booked in July, will be handed over in November 2021. Goeyvaerts, a longtime Konecranes customer, is a family-owned crane rental company whose customers include startups … Read more

Konecranes’ sustainability work rewarded with a first Gold rating from EcoVadis

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Konecranes has received a Gold rating from EcoVadis for its ambitious sustainability work, it’s highest-ever placing. The company’s actions, policies and reporting put it in the top 4% of all rated companies globally, and it is in the top 1% of its general-purpose machinery peers. Konecranes’ rating improved from 2020 thanks to the implementation of additional policies, … Read more

Konecranes wins 14-crane order from thyssenkrupp Marine Systems for Kiel shipyard

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Konecranes has won an order from the ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems shipyard to supply 14 process cranes for a shipbuilding hall now being built in Kiel, Germany. The order was booked for July 2021. The double-girder crane systems, which will be built by Konecranes’ Demag Cranes & Components unit, will be installed in the new production … Read more

Italian terminal operator orders two Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes

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Terminal Flavio Gioia S.p.A. (TFG) has ordered two eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes for its terminal in Naples, bolstering its material handling capacity to keep up with demand. The first order was placed in March 2021, and the option for a second was exercised in August, reflecting the need to quickly ramp up business. … Read more

Brazilian terminal orders three new Konecranes Gen 6 Mobile Harbour Cranes

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Contract marks first order for new, revamped Konecranes Gottwald’s mobile harbor crane portfolio New Generation 6 is engineered for electric power and can run on battery power, cutting fuel and maintenance costs and helping customers meet their low-carbon targets Konecranes has won an order to deliver three of its new eco-efficient Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald … Read more

Gottwald harbour crane for dry bulk port in Montreal

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North American terminal operator Logistec Stevedoring has ordered a Konecranes Gottwald Model 7 mobile harbour crane for its dry bulk port in Montreal, Canada. Scheduled for delivery in October, the eight axles HMK 7608 B has a maximum capacity of 150 tonnes and a maximum radius of 54 metres. The crane can operate from an … Read more

Gemalink Order 6 Konecranes Noell Rubber-Tired Gantry Cranes

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Konecranes has won an order for 6 Konecranes Noell Rubber-Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes from Gemadept-Terminal Link CaiMep Terminal JSC (“Gemalink”) in Vietnam. The order, which was booked in June 2021, will be handed over to Gemalink by July 2022. The Chairman of Gemalink, Mr Do Cong Khanh, said: “Gemalink Port is operating smoothly with Konecranes … Read more

Konecranes reports strong first-half performance

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Finnish port crane and material handling manufacturer Konecranes has reported strong first-half performance. Total revenues for the six months were €1.46 billion, 0.7 per cent down on last year, although order intake jumped 19 per cent to €1.57 billion. Pre-tax profits increased 16 per cent to €67.8 million. The order book at the end of … Read more

Konecranes wins the first customer for EPA-approved new diesel-to-hybrid conversion technology

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Konecranes has won a contract with South Carolina Ports to supply 12 Rubber Tire Gantry (RTG) retrofit hybrid power packs, a milestone contract for new technology that offers significant carbon emission reductions and lower operating costs – without compromising performance. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved Konecranes’ new hybrid technology in April 2021 after … Read more

Lyttelton Port expands straddle carrier fleet for growing business

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Lyttelton Port Company in Christchurch, New Zealand has ordered four Konecranes Noell Straddle Carriers to expand its straddle carrier fleet in response to the growing business. The order was placed in the 1st quarter this year and delivery is expected towards the end of 2021. Peter Kania, Head of Straddle Carrier Sales, Konecranes, said: “The … Read more

Konecranes launched its sixth gen mobile harbour crane

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Konecranes has launched its sixth generation series of mobile harbour cranes, 15 years after introducing its fifth generation. The latest ESP (Electric, Smart, Powerful) range will initially include six models with lifting capacities up to 200 tonnes and radii up to 64 metres. They will be available in two or four rope grab variations with … Read more

STS delivery by Rauma Cata Oy

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Two new Konecranes Post Panamax STS cranes have been delivered to Lithuanian container terminal operator Klaipeda Smelte Terminals. The transport is done by Finnish towing and transport company Rauma Cata Oy. They have arranged the fully assembled Post Panamax STS cranes from Szczecin to Klaipeda. In December 2019, Rauma Cata also transported another STS crane … Read more

Eight Konecranes goes Finland Nuclear Site

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Konecranes has won an order to deliver seven CXT medium-heavy lifting indoor cranes and one 50-tonne outdoor Gantry crane to the Hanhikivi 1 nuclear construction site of Finnish energy company Fennovoima. The order with Hanhikivi’s main contractor, Titan-2, was booked in the third quarter of 2019 and the cranes will be delivered before the end … Read more

Konecranes completes MHE Demag deal

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Port and overhead manufacturer Konecranes has acquired the remaining 50 per cent of its overhead/industrial crane joint venture, MHE-Demag, for approximately €147 million. Established as a joint venture between Demag Cranes and Jebsen & Jessen in 1986, Singapore based MHE-Demag provides industrial cranes, hoists and services throughout Southeast Asia under the MHE and Demag brands. … Read more

Gottwald Mobile harbour crane arrive in Brownsville

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The Brownsville Navigation District ordered the Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 mobile harbour cranes in June 2019 to increase the port’s on-dock lifting capacity due to higher demands of cargo volumes. BBC Chartering’s multipurpose BBC Asia has helped to deliver the crane to the port in Texas. “These cranes are one of the latest investments by … Read more

Zoomlion bids for Terex, attempt to override merger with Konecranes

What will be the final decision for Terex ? Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co. offered to buy US crane-maker Terex Corporation for an estimated amount of US$ 3.3 billion, an attempt to override an existing deal between Terex and Finland’s Konecranes. Zoomlion’s unsolicited offer on 26 January 2016, which sent Terex shares soaring … Read more

Terex and Konecranes merger plans halted

The planning of the proposed merger between Terex Corporation and Konecranes has been paused. A Terex statement said “it would be prudent to pause the integration planning activities for the time bring. This will allow the Terex management steam to devote its attention to improving the company’s operating results and delivering on management’s commitment to … Read more