The systems, which will be used at the country’s flagship container terminal, are the manufacturer’s this first RTG sales to the West Coast of Canada and installaed in the spring of 2016.

Eric Waltz, president of GCT Canada, explains: "After extensive investigation of RTG suppliers and configurations, Konecranes’ 16-wheel RTGs were selected. We believe the solution offers our operations the optimal balance of safety, performance, and quality to best service our customers."

The, hydraulics-free Konecranes RTGs are 16-wheel machines that have a lifting capacity of 40 LT, lifting 1-over-5 high and 7-plus-truck lane wide.

Jussi Suhonen, sales director for Region Americas of Konecranes/Port Cranes, adds: "This order is a clear sign that our relationship with Global Container Terminals is deepening. I’m very pleased that GCT Canada selected us, and I am proud that our cranes will help to power the growth of Canada’s primary Pacific Gateway."