Tratos, manufacturer and supplier of the Tratosflex range of cable for moving applications such as port cranes, were among an elite number of companies exhibiting at the 15th TOC Americas Exhibition in Panama in October.
The event, held at the El Panama Hotel, Panama City (13th-15th October) was aimed at those who own, move and handle containerised cargo. Established in 1976, TOC Events host conferences and exhibitions worldwide for cargo owners, ports, shipping and terminal professionals.
Tratos has been actively involved in various projects in the region as a result of increased port traffic as the $5.25 billion project to widen the Panama Canal nears completion. One of 60 exhibitors in Panama, Tratos’ Jon Sojo and Craig Ormsby hosted the company stand showcasing its cable technology in moving applications such as port cranes, and offering an introduction to the Tratos culture.
On stand Tratosflex exhibited a range which included cables for monospiral and multi-spiral reeling; basket reeling, festoons and spreaders. Tratos can supply power, control and signalling functions including fibre-optic cables and components operating on high speed applications up to 300 mt/min.
Tratosflex ESDB cables have been used worldwide for ASC, STS and ERTG cranes, without any corkscrew effect, including Virginia’s all-electric crane inventory, Long Beach, Euromax in Rotterdam, London Gateway and the Jebel Ali Port in Dubai.