PLP is one of the largest stevedoring companies in the port of St. Petersburg. PLP belongs to Severstaltrans Group of companies. Konecranes has delivered cranes to PLP’s terminal in the past and the terminal has six Konecranes cranes in its fleet, one STS and five RTGs.

The ordered STS cranes will be used for loading and unloading Panamax container vessels. The cranes have a lifting capacity of 50t, an outreach of 38m, and are equipped with Konecranes AC electrical control system, which allows for smooth and precise movements.

The price for a Konecranes STS crane is in the range of Euros 5-7 million. The six 16-wheel RTGs have a lifting capacity of 50t and can stack one over five containers high and seven wide plus a truck lane. The price of a 16-wheel RTG crane varies between Euros 1.1 and 1.4m.

“These orders are very important to us as they further strengthen our cooperation with OJSC Petrolesport,” said Jarmo Juntunen, director, ports at Konecranes.