Konecranes has reported an order for its ARTG system from PT Prima Terminal Petikemas, a subsidiary of state-owned port operator PT Pelabuhan Indonesia I (Persero). The system includes 12 ARTG cranes with associated software, interfaces and services
The 12 ARTGs will be delivered in January 2020 to Belawan Container Terminal, Phase 2 in Medan, North Sumatra. They will be identical to those already delivered to PT Prima Multi Terminal in Kuala Tanjung, Indonesia.
Indonesia is a strategically important country for Konecranes. The Government of Indonesia is carrying out a nationwide freight transport programme to improve the movement of goods through the country’s vast waterways as it seeks to become a global top ten economy by 2025.
“I thank PT Prima Terminal Petikemas and Pelindo I for their continuing confidence in Konecranes’ ARTG technology," said Kimmo Nyman, Sales Director, Konecranes business area Port Solutions. "The value our customers perceive in our ARTG system comes from the elimination of unintended crane movements, reduced energy consumption, reduced maintenance, and increased productivity and predictability,”
Jansen Sitohang, President Director of PT Prima Terminal Petikemas, said: “Pelindo I is modernising its container terminals with the latest automation technology. We are pleased with our collaboration with Konecranes, and look forward to executing this project successfully and serving our customers as efficiently as possible in the beginning of 2020.”
The new ARTG system to be delivered in January 2020 will comprise: