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THREE TEREX® TFC 45 REACH STACKERS DELIVERED TO MUNDHRA CFS, INDIA
Pune, India, 3 February 2012 – Three Terex® TFC 45 reach stackers have recently been delivered to Mundhra Container Freight Station (CFS) in India. The first two units were commissioned in November in the presence of Captain Navjeet Grewal, Director of Mundhra CFS Ltd. for its customer Excellent Engineering & Allied Services. Both units are currently operating in Mundhra Port & Special Economic Zone (SEZ) - India’s largest private port and special economic zone situated in Gujarat. The third unit was commissioned in December, and is now being operated by Aditya CFS (a Mundhra CFS sister company) in the Port of Kandla.
With a time-proven reputation for rugged reliability and efficiency in demanding port terminal environments worldwide, the hydraulic Terex TFC 45 was chosen by Mundhra CFS for its dependable design and low maintenance requirements.
“October to April is the peak season for Mundhra CFS, and these machines will be working up to 22 hours a day in an extremely hot and salty environment,” says Nicolas Pricak, Terex after-sales engineer, India. “The TFC 45’s hydraulic system is extremely durable so they can run virtually non-stop.”
Reliability was one of the reasons that motivated Mundhra Ltd’s purchase decision, as Captain Grewal explains, “Our TFC 45s’ long-interval maintenance design is something that we can rely on to handle our customers’ port logistic infrastructure’s high throughput. For this application, a time proven and reliable design was of paramount importance, and our three new TFC 45 reach stackers have precisely that reputation.”
About the Terex® TFC 45 reach stacker
Reputed for its rugged reliability and efficiency in challenging port terminal environments, the Terex TFC 45 is one of the company’s most popular, time-proven models. Offering maximum lifting capacities up to 45-tonnes - 1st row (50 US tons), 27-tonnes – 2nd row (30 US tons) and 13-tonnes – 3rd row (14 US tons) for full, bulk and high-cube containers up to 5-high on the first row, the hydraulic TFC 45 is available in standard "spreader" and “special attachment” versions tailored to a wide range of applications.
About Mundhra CFS
Mundhra Port & Special Economic Zone Ltd. is the largest private port and special economic zone in India and closest to the huge hinterland of northern and central India.
Mundhra CFS is the first private Container Freight Station outside the Port of Mundhra, ideally located within 5kms of the Mundhra Port & Special Economic Zone’s main entrance gate in Gujarat, one of the most industrialized, investor friendly and commercially successful states in India. Since the company’s commercial operations first began in 2004, activity has consistently increased based on the provision of uninterrupted 24-hour, 365-day-a-week services to shippers using the Mundhra International Container Terminal. Today Mundhra CFS’ expanding handling capacity currently attains 1,200,000 TEUS per annum. More information can be found at www.mundhracfs.com
About Excellent Engineering & Allied Services
Established in 1994, Excellent Engineering & Allied Services provides quality service in the fields of construction (cranes & excavators) & port related (forklifts, coil handling & Container handling) equipment. The company is located in Navi Mumbai, next to the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT). More information can be found at email@example.com
Terex Corporation is a diversified global manufacturer of a broad range of equipment that is focused on delivering reliable, customer-driven solutions for many applications, including the construction, infrastructure, quarrying, mining, shipping, transportation, refining, energy, utility and manufacturing industries. Terex reports in five business segments: Aerial Work Platforms; Construction; Cranes; Material Handling & Port Solutions; and Materials Processing. Terex offers financial products and services to assist in the acquisition of equipment through Terex Financial Services. More information can be found at www.terex.com.