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18 November 2017 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 03:55 GMT+1



October 25, 2017

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To Native-born Singapore the logistic group Katoen has put in service the own first leading truck without

Shortly will be employed until 12 independent vehicles that they will enliven approximately three million tons of producing per year

Yesterday to Singapore the Belgian group Native-born Katoen has inaugurated the first regular travel of the first leading truck without that it takes part of the fleet of motor vehicles of the logistic group and that will be used 24 hours on 24 and seven days on seven in order to transport produced between the system of storage of the Belgian group and the integrated system of production of the petrochemical group ExxonMobil.

the independent truck will annually transport approximately 250 thousand producing tons of. After a phase of test of six months they will come gradually employed until 12 leading trucks without that three million producing tons of per year will enliven approximately.

the plan of automation of Native-born the used heavy vehicles from Katoen is realized by the group in collaboration with Dutch VDL Groep and the intense activities of conversion and automation of the trucks are realized in the plant of the Dutch company to Singapore.

the entire plan of the Belgian group previews the realization of three phases, with the first inaugurated operatingly yesterday that it previews the employment of the independent trucks on a distance of approximately 6-8 kilometers in the chemical plant on the Island of Jurong, with transponders installed along the distance in order to signal the position of the trucks in the middle of control. In the second phase the transponders will be replaced by a GPS system and the range of the leading trucks without will be extended. In the third phase, that it would have to be put into effect in 2020, the independent vehicles will be tested on public roads transporting container between the various chemical plants on the Island of Jurong arriving also to the new harbour area of Tuas.


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