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World's First Hydrogen Fuel Cell RTG Commences Operation

May 16, 2024

Mitsui E&S and its subsidiary company in the United States, PACECO Corp., have announced the commencement of commercial operations of the world's first hydrogen fuel cell powered rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) crane at the Port of Los Angeles.Mitsui E&S says the H2-ZE Transtainer crane has been verified to have the same operational performance as conventional diesel-powered Transtainer cranes.The newly built H2-ZE Transtainer was delivered to Yusen Terminals Inc…

ICTSI Manila Takes Delivery of New Quay Cranes

Apr 23, 2024

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has significantly upgraded its ability to handle foreign ultra-container vessels with the recent arrival of three new quay cranes at its flagship Manila International Container Terminal (MICT)…

Porto Chibatão Installs Four Harbor Cranes

Feb 22, 2024

Brazil’s Porto Chibatão has taken delivery of four cranes from Liebherr which are now part of a fleet of 16 barge-slewing cranes in operation at the port.The port spans one million square metres. Its static load capacity stands at 40,000 TEUs…

Drone Used to Inspect Internal Structure of Container Crane

Oct 12, 2023

MITSUI E&S and Liberaware have demonstrated the use of the small industrial drone 'IBIS', specially designed for indoor spaces, to inspect the internal structure of a quayside container crane.Liberaware's small drone IBIS was used to take a…

Victoria International Container Terminal Gets New Automated STS Cranes

Oct 02, 2023

Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT), Australia’s first fully automated container terminal, will soon be handling the largest container ships to arrive in Australia after the recent delivery of two new ship-to-shore (STS) cranes…

VIDEO: Liebherr Debuts Lift Height Extension of STS in Australia

Jan 18, 2023

Liebherr Container Cranes completed its first ship to shore lift height increase with their new patented jacking system as part of Liebherr Transform. The operation was conducted under the supervision of Liebherr engineers at Patrick Terminals – Brisbane Autostrad…

NYK Tokyo Container Terminal Begins Ops with New Transfer Cranes

Aug 17, 2022

NYK Line and UNI-X NCT Corporation (UNI-X) have begun operation of four state-of-the-art transfer cranes developed by Mitsui E & S Machinery Co., Ltd.The four cranes are based at the NYK Tokyo Container Terminal (NYTT), and each comes equipped…

Seismic Isolation System for Pair of Quayside Container Cranes

Aug 09, 2021

A seismic isolation system provided by Casper, Phillips & Associates Inc. (CPA) has been installed on two quayside container cranes.The crane base anti-seismic isolation system (BASIS) is built on non-linear time history analysis (NLTHA) and…

AAL Shipping Delivers Four Cranes to Port of Oslo

Jul 13, 2021

Shipping firm AAL Shipping has recently delivered four of the largest rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) in its history to the Port of Oslo, Norway. The mobile cranes, measuring 36 m in height and 28 m in length, were transported from Taicang in China to Oslo on a single sailing aboard the 31…

Liebherr STS Container Crane for the Port of Alicante

Mar 02, 2021

Liebherr Container Cranes delivered a ship to shore (STS) container crane to Terminales Maritimas Del Sureste S.A (TMS) in the Port of Alicante, Spain.The crane has an outreach of 46.9 m, a span of 15.24 m, and a lift height of 36 m with a SWL of 50 tonnes under single lift spreader…

Tech Files: Breathing New Life into Old Port Cranes

Jan 11, 2021

Retrofits of new features into existing ports cranes can produce operational efficiency and safety gains not included on cranes delivered 15-20 years ago, including Ship-to-Shore (STS) Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) and Rail Mounted Gantry (RMG) types…

DP World Berbera Orders 8 RTG Cranes

Mar 25, 2020

Liebherr Container Cranes and DP World Berbera have signed a contract for the supply of eight RTGs for DP World’s terminal in Berbera, Somaliland. The cranes are due to be ready for operation before the end of 2020.The high performance, variable…

Kalmar Hybrid RTGs for Argentina

Dec 30, 2019

Kalmar, the provider of cargo-handling solutions and services to ports and terminals,  is delivering two rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) with hybrid drivelines for Exolgan S.A. container terminal in Buenos Aires, Argentina.The order that follows…

Konecranes to Supply RTG Cranes to Tangier Port

Nov 17, 2019

Finnish manufacturer of cranes and lifting equipment Konecranes Oyj has won an order to supply a terminal at Tangier Med Port II with 16 Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes.The cranes will be delivered in batches with the last ones arriving by mid-July 2020…

Tideworks, Liebherr, Enter Cooperation Agreement

Sep 05, 2019

The two companies to cooperate on offerings for the global supply chain.Tideworks Technology announced cooperation activity with Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. (LCC).This is Tideworks’ first cooperation with an equipment manufacturer and demonstrates…

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