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Automated straddle testing on display in Auckland

The first two truck lanes in Auckland’s automation project are now in live testing.

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Port of Auckland and Konecranes have tweeted some video of the gate system for the new automated straddle carrier system at Auckland in testing.

 

Auckland is currently managing the difficult transition from a manned to a partly automated straddle carrier system, where it will use new Konecranes automated machines to manage the yard stacks and the road truck interface.

 

The terminal has lost some capacity while it commissions the new automated machines, which requires a new gate system and layout, but it continues to remain in commercial operation throughout the process.

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