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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 is designed to protect the crane main structure from damage even in contingency level earthquakes. BASIS has been successfully installed and commissioned on two cranes that are in a major seismic zone in Turkey…

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…

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…

China Trade Data Calms Jittery Investors

Aug 08, 2019

Stronger-than-expected Chinese export data helped push global stock markets higher on Thursday following a volatile week that had investors scrambling for safety on fears of a worldwide economic pullback.Investors were encouraged by data showing Chinese exports rose 3…

Ramping (Up) to Lift Port Production

Jul 08, 2019

As North America’s larger ports continue to increase capacity, dredging and air drafts are receiving the attention they deserve. As bigger post-Panamax boxships begin to arrive, none of that means anything unless truck turn times and TEU moves per hour can be improved…

SC Students Name Cranes at Inland Port Greer

Jul 03, 2019

Little Miss Sunshine and South Craneolina have joined the ranks of South Carolina Ports Authority’s cranes — thanks to the creativity of two Greenville County elementary students. Haven Ebel and Jack Sibley-Jones, both fifth graders at Blythe Academy of Languages in Greenville…

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