New hybrid straddle carriers to boost APMT Barcelona handling operations

Maersk-owned port and terminal operator APM Terminals Barcelona announced the commissioning of 17 Konecranes NSC 644 EHY hybrid straddle carriers.

These models use up to 32.5% less fuel than even today’s most modern cranes and will reduce the terminal’s annual CO2 emissions by 50 tonnes, according to APM Terminals.

Managing Director of APM Terminals Spanish Gateways, Julián Fernández, highlighted the importance of this 21.4 million euro investment, saying, “it is the materialisation of the...

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