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In Portugal, the company has already intervened in most of the national ports, such as Sines, Leixoes, Setubal, Lisbon, Aveiro, Figueira da Foz and Viana do Castelo.

The Portuguese company Siemens reports that its center specialized in developing cargo handling solutions for port terminals and industrial parks – Cranes Engineering Hub – has already carried out more than 100 interventions on bridges and cranes in 13 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.


Among them are Portugal, the United Kingdom, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, Mozambique, Romania, France, Italy, Turkey, Bahrain, Oman, Egypt and Aruba. Related interventions include machinery simulation, design and development of new bridges, as well as modernization of existing machinery.


“The most recent international projects in which this center is involved are in the ports of Taranto in Italy, Bahrain and Salalah in Oman,” Siemens said in a statement, also highlighting the modernization of the Lixuess and Maritimo do Sado container terminals. , in Setubal, from Wilport, in Portugal. In addition to these two, the center contributed to the modernization of most of the national ports, such as Sines, Lisbon, Aveiro, Figueira da Foz and Viana do Castelo.


“We continue to participate in projects to renew, modernize and digitalize ports and industrial infrastructure, because we know how important they are for the competitiveness and sustainability of any country,” said Luis Bastos, responsible for digital industries at Siemens Portugal. a permit.


The official also stressed that “these interventions contributed to improving the productivity and efficiency of infrastructure, extending the productive life of machines and reducing the environmental impact of operations.” The Crane Engineering Center of the Portuguese company Siemens develops and supplies quay crane and parking crane solutions for port terminals and industrial parks and provides a wide range of services, such as engineering, hardware, software and commissioning supply.

In modernization projects, these interventions make it possible to increase the life cycle of electrical and automation components of cranes and bridges by about 20 years. Moreover, they increase the efficiency and safety of infrastructure, and reduce carbon dioxide emissions and energy consumption.