31 Aug '15, 9am

#Kalmar and Virginia International Gateway deploy three #hybrid shuttle carriers

Kalmar and Virginia International Gateway deploy three hybrid shuttle carriers 31 August 2015 Kalmar, part of Cargotec, recently delivered three hybrid shuttle carriers ordered by The Port of Virginia in late 2014 to Virginia International Gateway terminal (VIG) in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA. Shuttle carriers are horizontal transportation system for shipping containers for terminals designed around automated stacking cranes (ASCs) or rubber-tired gantry cranes (RTGs). A shuttle carrier system speeds up operations because container handover doesn’t require a crane and a carrier to be present at the same time. Cranes can set containers on the ground ready for collection from buffer areas rather than spend valuable time positioning them on trailers. Cargo volumes at VIG are growing and the terminal’s operations team seeks to increase container handling capacity while furtherin...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2015/08/20150831-kalmar.html

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edn.com 30 Aug '15, 3pm

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