Kalmar, a part of Cargotec, has obtained an order for Kalmar SmartPort course of automation options from Terminal Graneles del Norte S.A. (TGN) for his or her greenfield terminal being in-built Antofagasta area, metropolis of Mejillones, Chile. The order was booked in Cargotec’s Q3 2021 order consumption, and the operational go dwell of the system is estimated to be accomplished in This fall 2023.
TGN operates a multi-purpose terminal in Mejillones Bay on the coronary heart of Chile’s mining area, 1400 km from Santiago and 65 km from Antofagasta. To answer the rising demand within the area, TGN is setting up a brand new container terminal in Antofagasta, which can characteristic an automatic rail-mounted gantry crane system that can be enhanced with Kalmar SmartPort options to enhance the effectivity and efficiency of the terminal.
After the go-live, the terminal will profit from three Kalmar SmartPort options designed to enhance effectivity, safety and productiveness:
SmartMap, which allows real-time and historic visualisation of apparatus location and container routing within the yard.
SmartTrucks, which robotically tracks the street truck to make sure compliance with the work instruction and to extend crane productiveness when the truck arrives on the level of labor
SmartLane, which can use RFID tags positioned on a closed loop of containers to robotically register and observe the containers as they enter or depart the terminal.
The SmartPort merchandise can be absolutely built-in with the gate working system and Navis N4 terminal working system on the terminal.
Eduardo Simian, Venture Supervisor, TGN: “We selected Kalmar SmartPort options due to Kalmar’s capability to supply an answer that can be a key a part of the automated container motion by the port. We’re assured that the answer will assist us guarantee secure and environment friendly operations and quick truck turnaround occasions for our clients.”
Ezequiel Bracco, Gross sales Supervisor, Automation Options, Kalmar Americas: “We’re happy to welcome TGN as a Kalmar buyer and assist them obtain the very best degree of productiveness by our course of automation options. With our assist, the client will have the ability to pace up their efficiency by minimising idle occasions and avoiding delays of their container yard with the absolute best security and safety for his or her operational processes.”