New trucks mark longstanding relationship between Konecranes and DP World
Konecranes has delivered six forklift trucks to DP World Jebel Ali Terminal 1 in Dubai, UAE.
The forklift trucks are the model Konecranes SMV16-1200C.
They have a lifting capacity of 16 metric tons at 1200 millimetres and a wheelbase of 3750 millimetres.
To meet DP World’s safety requirements the machines are equipped with overload protection system, disabled forklift operation when seatbelt is disengaged and Groeneveld Greensight reverse system.
Greensight reverse system is an obstacle detection system combining reverse camera with ultrasound sensors for enhanced safety.
DP World is a long-time Konecranes customer with a fleet of Konecranes forklift trucks, empty container handlers, reach stackers and RTGs.
DP World has 65 marine terminals across six continents with Jebel Ali Port, voted as the best seaport in the middle east, as their flagship facility.
Yahya Al Suwaidi, Manager Plant Workshop T1, DP World UAE Region, said: “Since we have very demanding operations we need machines with high productivity and minimum downtime.
“Due to the quality and reliability of the machines together with excellent aftersales support we choose Konecranes.”
Manos Athanasakis, Regional Sales Manager, Konecranes Lift Trucks, said: “DP World is a valued customer with high demands regarding performance and safety.
“We always do our best to make sure they have the right machines fit for their specific needs.”
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