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Future of ASC – A look beyond electrification

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The interest towards electric powered equipment is increasing – not only because of its environmentally friendly aspects – but also due to many additional positive spin-offs it provides like noise reduction, ease of maintenance and automation. We at Kalmar were able to get rid of the diesel engine onboard an Automatic Stacking Crane (ASC) by using cable reel or buss-bar systems, and now that this has been sorted out one can start to wonder what’s the next step for the ASCs?
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Sustainable terminal automation

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A conversion to automation is a significant undertaking that requires deep technical expertise as well as a capacity to integrate numerous complex systems. In order to carry out the conversion in a sustainable way from the point of view of the environment, the economy and people, both client and vendor need to focus on careful mapping of the terminal’s business processes as well as on a deep-reaching change in operational culture. Successful automation conversion is about culture change as well as technology. Read more ›

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Greening ports with LNG

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Automation potential for brownfield terminals

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