€80M ORDER FOR KONECRANES
The United Arab Emirates’ Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has awarded Konecranes a major contract for an automated container yard system. The order includes 30 automated stacking cranes and a container terminal operating system. The value of the order is over €80 million.
The equipment is scheduled for delivery to the port company’s Khalifa facility by the middle of 2012. The Khalifa port, which is part of a major industrial zone, will accommodate the largest types of container ships and have a capacity of some two million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent unit).