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Find out what RAM have been up since their last Newsletter back in Feb 2018, from energy efficiency tandem lifting article, the importance of genuine spare parts, customer news and the collaboration of the Groups RAM and PEINER SMAG Sales & Service Support.read more
The talk began by making reference to published technical article by SIPG revealing some design and complexity issues with dual hoist operations and that dual hoist operations consume a high amount of energy, which as a result are not generally in high use. Also discussed was the fact that new terminals are not selecting dual hoist cranes, but instead opting for more economical single hoist dual spreader cranes.
“The industry is clearly moving toward higher TEU ratios and tandem 40 will be the norm. Terminals using SingFlex are achieving greater than 40% of all moves in tandemwith its flexible design.”
Port Strategy publication reports in their March 2018 edition on the Containerised Bulk Handling reaching new markets.
The article reveals that the CBH system is giving ports a fresh lease of life with more ports today embracing the system and is currently operating in Australia, Chile, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, Argentina and Latvia; all mineral rich countries.read more