Gottwald Port Technology GmbH (Gottwald), a subsidiary of Demag Cranes AG, has a contract to supply a mobile harbor crane G HMK 8410 to get the port Angamos, Mejillones, Chile. The crane Generation 5 (Model 8), the largest mobile harbor crane Gottwald be for container handling in the Americas. The G HMK 8410, it will in future be able to invite ships of super post-Panamax class and delete them. Commissioning is planned for the second quarter of 2011.
“The new crane is part of our ambitious expansion plans and will help us to strengthen productivity and competitiveness, thus contributing to the attractiveness of the port,” said Emilio Bouchon, Managing Director of Puerto Angamos, Mejillones. Thomas H. Hagen, a member of the Board and COO of Demag Cranes AG, said: “Central and South America have developed into one of our key markets. The disproportionate growth in the region underlines the strategic importance for the Demag Cranes Group. Accordingly, we will expand the business activities on the ground continues. ”
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Source: demagcranes-ag, January 28, 2011