Port and terminal machines are expected to work hard handling freights and goods every day. Magna Tyres has terminal and port tyres for handlers, forklifts and straddle carriers which are especially designed for the most demanding conditions.


Material handling hubs and harbours are a special environment where wear resistance and cost-effectiveness are the key elements of a tyre. To meet the special requirements of port and terminal tyres, the Magna Tyres portfolio is especially designed for travelling over relatively short distances, travelling back and forth to load or unload ships as quickly as possible and making a lot of return trips over rough surfaces. In the several years, the variety of equipment in ports had evolved into a number of operations, each with specific challenges for the tyres.

At this moment, the Magna Tyres port & terminal range can be mounted under container handlers, reach stackers and straddle carriers. Machines like terminal tractors also meet the requirements. These port and terminal machines need to carry heavy weights, often more than indicated. Container handlers, for instance, must be able to cope with the extreme height reach of their loading masts. Sometimes as high as 15-17 meters. This creates a heavy load on the front axle. The rear tyres also come under pressure, as they have to ensure vehicle stability. The complexity of these vehicles and their extremely heavy loads require extremely robust tyres.

Our port tyres are especially designed for use in harbours and terminal handling environments. The unique tread compound reduces heat build-up inside and to avoid tread cracks. Besides the reinforced sidewall offers outstanding stability and helps to protect equipment, payload and driver comfort. Our port and terminal tyre range includes different sizes such as a 10.00 R20 or a 12.00 R20.

Magna Tyres’ tyres are recognised by big players all over the world. We understand the demanding call for the larger tyres and are always willing to help our customers to provide the right port tyre for the right application and machine.

About Magna Tyres Group

Magna Tyres is a Dutch tyre manufacturer of quality port tyres for the most demanding applications in ports and terminals. In a very short period of time, we have become an established player in the tyre market, with a loyal customer base, an extensive dealer network and leading OEMs in 130 countries. All our customers are served by the 250 employees spread across 15 offices worldwide.

Magna Tyres has almost four decades of experience in manufacturing and trading premium quality rubber compounds. From this experience, Magna Tyres started developing high quality tyres. The combination of innovative European engineered technology and in-depth knowledge guarantees high standard products and service. The formula for success? Listening to the demand from the market and responding to it with tyres that offer the lowest cost per hour. We know exactly what drives our customers and we embrace every opportunity to get you going and get the job done.

Port Handling Tyres Brochure

Port Handling Tyres Brochure

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