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Friday, 07 October 2016 13:32

Trial of Eco-Efficient Port Equipment

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The Smart Energy-Efficient and Adaptive Electric Terminal Tractor prototype has been piloted in real life trials at Noatum Container Terminal Valencia within the SEA TERMINALS project. The electric Terminal Tractor prototype is a full electric vehicle with an AC induction motor of 180 Horse Power and it includes an LED lighting system and an innovative hydraulic system.

The Smart Energy-Efficient and Adaptive Reachstacker and Empty container Handler prototypes are state-of the art machines that were designed and piloted within the SEA TERMINALS project. They were tested at Noatum Container Terminal Valencia in real life trials operations, these prototypes were monitored by the SEAMS platform developed under the same project.

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