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Container Ports

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Automated RTG

System points the way to the future of terminal ef?ciency and safety

Edited by Joseph Keefe erminal Petikemas Semarang (TPKS) in Semarang, Central ?eet of ARTG cranes to 20, with the earlier ARTGs already op-

Java, is the second-largest container terminal in the Pelindo erating successfully for more than two years. TPKS’ ?eet is the

III Group, which is an Indonesian State-Owned Enterprise ?rst ARTG installation in the world to be operated on such a wide

T (SOE) that manages 43 ports throughout seven provinces in In- commercial scale. donesia in order to ensure a smooth ?ow of goods throughout the archipelago. About 70 percent of its container traf?c consists of

Meet the Konecrane ARTG international cargo. TPKS’ ARTG cranes utilize a next-generation automation plat-

TPKS recently extended the world’s ?rst commercially oper- form, including fully automated stacking in the yard, Remote ated ?eet of Konecranes Automated Rubber Tire Gantry (ARTG) Operating Stations (ROSs) for truck handling and the related cranes with nine new ARTGs, as it boosts the safety and ef?- container yard infrastructure. The automated RTG system is built ciency of its expanding operations. The new cranes bring TPKS’ around Konecranes’ 16-wheel RTG, which Konecranes says is 38 Maritime Logistics Professional March/April 2019 | |

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