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Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, January 18th, 2012 – Terex Cranes has established a new performance record with a customized, high-capacity version of its reputed Terex® TFC 46M HC Reach Stacker, with two units recently delivered to MultiRio Operaçoes Portuarias S.A., one of Brazil’s leading port handling operators.

Produced at the Terex Cranes facility in Montceau-les-Mines, France, and delivered via its distributor Equiport in September, the two Terex® TFC46MS HC units were specially adapted to suit the needs of a specialized cargo-handling contract awarded to MultiRio earlier this year for operation in the Port of Rio de Janeiro, Terminal II.

Highest performance capacity currently available

Built to operate in both container handling and hook block applications, the Terex® TFC 46MS HC combines the benefits of multi-attachment versatility and the accuracy to access and handle bulk and containerized cargo smoothly and efficiently.


Providing end-users the advantages of longer reach and higher lifting capabilities than any other reach stacker currently available when equipped with a top-pick spreader, the Terex® TFC 46MS HC offers a maximum lifting capacity of 15 tonnes at 11 meter radius as well as stack up to seven full ISO dry containers on the first row, and up to five full High Cube containers on the third row. Equipped with its easily interchangeable hook block, this newly customized model offers the ability to handle bulk cargo up to 60 tonnes.


Multi-functional cost-efficiency

“Thanks to MultiRio’s confidence in our team’s expertise and ability to respond to their challenging requirements, the Terex® TFC 46MS HC opens new doors to all end-users in the containerized port handling sector worldwide,” says Manuel Teixeira, Reach Stacker Design and Development Manager, Terex Cranes, Montceau-les-Mines.


“Besides setting a new performance record, this version’s reduced gross weight and the use of standard Terex components has allowed us to increase operational cost-efficiency while reducing maintenance costs.” explains Teixeira.


About the Terex® TFC 46MS HC Reach Stacker

Based on the standard TFC 46M reach stacker operated by hundreds of leading container logistics and port handling operators worldwide, the customer-tailored Terex® TFC 46MS HC is built with a 6.5-meter wheelbase and fitted with standard 18.00-25 tires. Gross unit weight is 75 tonnes with standard top-pick spreader or 69 tonnes with a 60-tonne capacity hook block. Both comfortable and user-friendly to operate, an integrated IC control system/monitoring system with dashboard MD3 display panel enables virtually any load to be handled accurately, smoothly and safely.

About the Terex® TFC46M HC Reach Stacker

Designed to match today’s most challenging port terminal environments, the Terex® TFC 46M reach stacker offers 45-tonne - 1st row (50 US tons), 33-tonne – 2nd row (36 US tons) and 18-tonne – 3rd row (20 US tons) maximum lifting capacity for full, bulk and high-cube containers up to 6-high on the first row, and 6-high ISO-Dry containers on the second row, and is available in standard and dedicated multi-attachment versions.


About MultiRio

MultiRio Operaçoes Portuarias S.A. is part of the Multiterminais Group. Founded in 1986, Multiterminais is one of the largest integrated logistics terminal and dry port operating companies in Brazil. MultiRio has been operating in the Port of Rio de Janeiro, Terminal II since 1998 on a 25-year tender. The tender is renewable for a further 25 years. MultiRio is the owner of 20 Terex reach stacker units and provides a comprehensive range of top-quality services to ship-owners and shippers including CCL, CMA-CGM, CSCL, DSR, Grimaldi, GTG, Hanjin, Libra Navegação, Maersk, Maruba, Mitsui, MSC, Niver Lines, PIL, ZIM, China Shipping, CSAV, Hamb urg Sud, K Line and PIL. It also serves special cargo shipping companies such as Intermarine, BBC, Gearbulk , among others. More information about MultiRio can be found at


About Equiport

Based in Santos, Sao Paulo since 1994, Equiport has gained strong experience in the Brazilian port equipment market. Offering dedicated customer service provided by highly trained after-sales teams and an available stock of 2000 original spare parts, Equiport has recently complemented its Port Equipment portfolio with Terex® Empty Container Handler and Forklift trucks. More information on Equiport can be found at


About Terex

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










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