Location: Liverpool, UK
Application: STS, ASC.
Requirements: Cables for port automation project.
Tratos Product: Tratosflex
Direct Client: ZPMC
Final Client: Peel Ports
Tratos and ZPMC cooperation
Tratos has supplied its Tratosflex ESDB cable through ZPMC to modernise the Liverpool port. Peel Ports, the final client for this project, has invested £400 million over the past three years constructing Liverpool2, to expand the UK’s largest transatlantic port and create one of Europe’s most advanced container terminals.
The terminal operates 8 Ship to Shore STS cranes, and 32 Cantilever Rail Mounted Gantry cranes (CRMG) which run on the yard automatically at high speeds.
Tratosflex ESDB, was specifically designed for high-speed reeling. TRATOSFLEX features a unique internal cable design, with the structure tightened against the internal relative movement. This prevents the cable from twisting and leading to possible breakage – extremely dangerous when reeling at speeds up to 300m/m.
As a result of this sophisticated, reliable design, ZPMC has teamed up with Tratos on Automation projects at Ports & Terminals involving ASC or E-RTG running at high speeds.
Did you know?
Peel Ports Group is a unique network of strategically situated ports, hubs, terminals, shipping lines and state of the art services. They operate7 ports in the UK.
They understand the unique needs of the supply chain, providing tailored, end to end logistics solutions designed to help individual businesses engage and optimise their own performance.
Infrastructure is at the heart of everything they do, they listen, adapt, build and create solutions with their partners in mind.
Tratos supports sustainable developments of ports infrastructure
Tratos is very pleased to supply its high-quality cables to the ports around the world. In doing so, Tratos supports the global endeavours of port authorities in upgrading and improving their operational capabilities, which contributes to the sustainable development of ports and achieving the 17 UN Global Goals.
Participating in this project, Tratos has supported:
#Envision2030 Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being
- By 2030, substantially reduce the number of deaths and illnesses from hazardous chemicals and air, water and soil pollution and contamination
#Envision2030 Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
- Achieve higher levels of economic productivity through diversification, technological upgrading and innovation, including through a focus on high-value added and labour-intensive sectors
- Improve progressively, through 2030, global resource efficiency in consumption and production and endeavour to decouple economic growth from environmental degradation, in accordance with the 10-year framework of programmes on sustainable consumption and production, with developed countries taking the lead
#Envision2030 Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
- By 2030, significantly reduce the number of deaths and the number of people affected and substantially decrease the direct economic losses relative to global gross domestic product caused by disasters, including water-related disasters, with a focus on protecting the poor and people in vulnerable situations
#Envision2030 Goal 14: Life Below Water
- By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution
- Minimize and address the impacts of ocean acidification, including through enhanced scientific cooperation at all levels