SMELTE getting ready for further growth
The JSSC Klaipedos Smelte Container terminal in Lithuania is getting ready for further growth. After record breaking month of June also the volume handled in July 2018 (41.208 TEU) was significant. So this is now the right time to get ready for the growing future, making JSSC Klaipedos Smelte ready being a 1.000.000 TEU transhipment hub. Bing a part of the MSC and TIL network the past investments are paying off and initiate new investment.
The terminal ordered two additional Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes and 10 Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) from Konecranes. The delivery is expected to happen end of 2019. The RTGs will be ready to be fully electrified for future efficient operations.
In combination with the RBS terminal operating system (TOS) TOPS Advanced implemented at the terminal, this is a powerful and future save combination that will enable the terminal to deliver good services to their customer.
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