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  • 19 July 2012

    Liebherr Container Cranes has recently delivered and commissioned two Super Post Panamax Cranes in Ngqura Container Terminal, South Africa. The terminal is operated by Transnet and these two cranes bring to eight, the total number of Liebherr ship to shore cranes operating in Ngqura Container Terminal. The cranes have an outreach of 52m and the […]

  • 5 October 2011

    Demag Cranes has received an order for two Mobile Harbour Cranes from the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA). KPA is making this investment in line with the increase in capacity and modernisation of a terminal in the Port of Mombasa. Delivery of the cranes is planned for the second half of 2011. “The two Mobile Harbour […]

  • 21 January 2013

    Towering at a height of 138 metres, taller than the London Eye, London Gateway’s colossal quay cranes are on their way to the UK’s new deep-water container port. The first three of the port’s giant quay cranes, manufactured by Shanghai’s Zhenhua Port Machinery Company (ZPMC), have started their journey from China. The enormous crane’s boom […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgia Ports Authority Board approved $86.5 million to purchase four new ship-to-shore cranes and 20 new rubber-tired gantry cranes (RTGs) used to handle containers at Garden City Terminal. “Our continued infrastructure investments enable us to work larger vessels and provide faster service to our customers,” said GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz. “With this latest […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As port and other infrastructure developments gear up in Vietnam to handle a strongly-growing economy, foreign investment in the manufacture of construction products continues apace. In its first production base for infrastructure materials outside of Japan, Nippon Steel has set up a company for the manufacture of steel pipe piles used for wharf pilings, motorway […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Tyne’s new £6 million gantry crane is due to be moved in to position at its Riverside Quay, South Tyneside, today. Part of its major development plans to transform the Port the new gantry crane has been assembled in record time and the monster crane now towers over the Tyneside skyline. At […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of a $1 billion, five-year modernization plan, which also includes dredging, land-side infrastructure works and wharf improvements, the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) last week commissioned the first of four new Super Post-Panamax ship-to-shore (STS) cranes at its Barbours Cut Container Terminal. “These cranes can move a loaded container twice as fast as […]

  • 23 March 2012

    In January 2012 Konecranes received an order for three RTGs from Slovenian port operator Luka Koper. This is Konecranes’ seventh RTG delivery to Luka Koper, who already has 10 Konecranes RTGs in its fleet, as well as Konecranes STS cranes, grab unloaders and reach stackers. The three recently ordered cranes will be delivered in October […]

  • 24 June 2013

    The Port of Tyne is preparing for the arrival of a second gantry crane for its Container Terminal at Tyne Dock in South Shields. The crane is due to arrive by ship on Tuesday (25 June). Coming ‘flat packed’, the £6m, 750-tonnes structure will be assembled piece by piece and is expected to be operational […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port Group announces that on 6 August 2012 its Board of Directors has approved leasing contracts for seven new cranes: • Two LIEBHERR LHM 550 pneumatic drive mobile harbour cranes with lifting capacities of 124 tonnes; • One Aist electric full-revolving gantry crane with a lifting capacity of 40 tonnes; • Three […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard and other rescue crews have recovered the body of a missing dredge operator from the Christina River.  The body of Emmanuel Gatling Jr., a dredge maintenance operator for Norfolk Dredging who went missing near the Port of Wilmington after a crane barge capsized Tuesday night, was found around 5:30 p.m. local time, according […]

  • 23 May 2012

    Konecranes has successfully delivered six RTG (Rubber Tired Gantry) cranes to container terminal operator TCP Paranagua in Brazil. This was Konecranes’ third RTG delivery to TCP, who now has sixteen Konecranes RTGs in their fleet. “The new RTGs were taken into production by TCP Paranagua at the beginning of May 2012. They will provide much-needed […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Mteck BV, a Dutch based builder of custom cranes for dredging and stevedoring industries, has just delivered an electric dredge crane for Paans Van Oord. The crane, Mteck 200E, is powered by two generators, located below the deck, and these generators are also used for the propulsion. This piece of equipment is designed to run […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest harbour crane in the UK arrived at Able Seaton Port, marking a major step forward in Able UK’s expansion of its port facilities on both the Tees and the Humber. The multi-million Leibherr LHM600SHL mobile crane is being delivered from Rostock in Germany. It has been specially adapted to meet Able’s specialist requirements. […]

  • 10 December 2012

    With just a week to go before the Grand Inauguration of its flagship Khalifa Port on December 12th, Abu Dhabi Ports Company has announced orders for three more of the largest cranes in the world. ADPC has placed fresh orders with the ZPMC yard in Shanghai, China, for three new STS (ship to shore) cranes, […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Liebherr has just released a video about dredging application of their new duty cycle crawler crane type HS 8130 HD in the Swiss Alps. The machine’s work includes removal of material from the Luzzone reservoir in order to ensure the unhindered flow of water to the Olivone Power Station. “The grab is a mechanical clamshell […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This month Konecranes received an order from the Port of Oslo, Norway, for two Panamax-size Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes with an option for one more STS. Konecranes’ target is that these will be the most silent and eco-efficient STS cranes in the world. They will be delivered in the autumn of 2015. The Oslo Sjursöya container […]

  • 6 December 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    The UK’s Secretary of State for Transport, the Rt Hon Justine Greening MP, has visited the Port of Felixstowe, the country’s largest container port, to see it take delivery of its latest consignment of new cranes. Whilst at the port, the Secretary of State met with senior management of the port, before a tour of […]

  • 20 January 2014

    Never before, anywhere in the world, have nine Super Post Panamax container cranes been delivered at the same time in a port by the builders. Seven were built by ZPMC and two by Kalmar, all in China. ZPMC divided its shipment over its own special transport vessels the Zhen Hua 14, which will start unloading […]

  • 9 January 2012

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) completed its Container Handling Equipment (CHE) Upgrade Project by receiving the final consignment of 50 yard tractors on Wednesday. The previous consignments consisted of ship-to-shore cranes and Rubber-Tyred-Gantry (RTG) cranes used for transferring containers between stacks in the yard. The CHE upgrade project which was started in mid 2009 […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Four massive new ship-to-shore cranes arrived at Georgia Ports Authority’s Garden City Terminal today, bringing the total number of electric-powered container cranes to 25 – the most of any single terminal in the U.S. “These new super-post Panamax cranes further enhance the cargo handling efficiency at the fourth-busiest container terminal in the nation,” said GPA […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Tyne has taken delivery of another new crane. Arriving fully assembled from Liebherr in Rostock, Germany, the crane rolled off the heavy carrier vessel MERI at Riverside Quay this morning. The £3.5 million crane is fully mobile and will be used in handling bulk and conventional cargoes such as coal, grain, wood […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Future trade growth at the Port of Melbourne has spurred significant private investment in the port as international stevedore DP World commissioned its new Post-Panamax ship-to-shore crane today. Minister for Ports David Hodgett today joined DP World Melbourne to officially inaugurate the new crane that will improve efficiency for the company to handle growing trade. […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Zhen Hua 21 was an impressive sight as it entered Fremantle Port’s Inner Harbour two days ago to deliver a new container crane to Asciano’s Patrick Terminal at North Quay. The mega-sized delivery was one of four cranes on board the ship, which has made the long journey from China. Once the crane for […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van den Herik Sliedrecht, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and marine engineering industry, last week christened its newbuild crane vessel ‘Prins 6’ during a ceremony in its own harbor in Sliedrecht. Hanneke Nobel, the wife of the president of the foundation that manages the Van den Herik shares, performed the ceremony. The Prins 6, […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    London Container Terminal in Tilbury last week saw the first of its two panamax ship to shore cranes fully operational. The first of the two cranes boomed down onto the Samskip vessel, the Henrike Schepers, with her cargo of containers for the UK market. Spanish company, Paceco Espana S.A., were awarded the contract for two […]