How can container terminals handle the increasing number of containers transported on ever larger container ships while keeping eco-efficiency in mind? The Konecranes Noell Automated Sprinter Carrier (A-SPRINTER) can be a big part of a good answer.
The Konecranes Noell A-SPRINTER is a 1-over-1 automated straddle carrier specializing in horizontal transport between the quayside and the containeryard. It will appeal to developers of greenfield automated container terminals.
It is based on the design of the manual Konecranes Noell Sprinter Carrier,known for its high maneuverability, robustness and reliability. It also benefits from the long heritage of manual Konecranes Noell Straddle Carriers, renowned for their excellent diesel-electric drive system, their maneuvering precision and reliability.
A-SPRINTER is provided as a complete automated horizontal transport system including a local position detection system, interchange and fence control, remote operating stations, software and project management.
With A-SPRINTER for horizontal transport, container terminal operators canrealize a competitive edge within automated container terminal operation - beit in combination with automated straddle carriers, automated RMG cranes or automated RTG cranes.
1. Latest drive technology, variable motor speeds and integrated power management help to bring down operating costs and increase eco-efficiency.
2. Excellent handling, acceleration and speed to enable efficient and safe container transfer.
3. Direct drive units and high-quality components allow for reduced maintenance.
Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment of all makes. The Group has 17,000 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. Konecranes class A shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki (symbol: KCR).