Liebherr Showcases Component Solutions for Dredging at SMM

At the international trade fair for shipbuilding, machinery and marine technology (SMM) in Hamburg, the Liebherr Components division is presenting its new component solutions for dredging.

With the components for dredging industry, Liebherr is opening up a new field in the maritime industry. In doing so, the company offers complete solutions consisting of winch gear, holding brakes, electric and hydraulic motors.

Planetary plug-in gearboxes are installed, for example, in winches on cutter suction dredgers or hopper suction dredgers for moving the suction arms.

Liebherr winch gearboxes are characterized by their compact design. Moreover, multiple tooth meshes within the planetary gear stages enable highest performance, whereas the drum bearings inside the gearbox are designed specifically for use in winches with high service life requirements and maintenance-friendly operation.

In 2014, Liebherr offered its planetary plug-in gearboxes for dredgers for the first time. The customer, Royal IHC equipped his applications also with hydraulic motors from Liebherr.

Liebherr is currently working with IHC on the technical design for gear ring rope winches in order to incorporate the component manufacturing requirements of the customer.

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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