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Final Crane Installed at Charleston's Wando Welch Terminal

Aug 18, 2022

Fifteen ship-to-shore cranes now stand 155 feet above the wharf deck at Wando Welch Terminal, efficiently working mega container ships at the Port of Charleston.The fifteenth and final crane was recently moved into position along the waterfront. With five cranes to a berth, Wando Welch Terminal is now even more capable of efficiently working three 14,000-TEU vessels simultaneously.The new ship-to-shore…

Port Canaveral Orders Liebherr Mobile Harbor Crane

Nov 02, 2022

Port Canaveral has signed an agreement with the Liebherr Group to acquire another mobile harbor crane from the company to support the Port’s growing cargo operations. The 320-foot-tall Liebherr LMH 600 is the second mobile harbor crane to be…

Retrofitted Electric Cranes Go to Work at the Port of Long Beach

Oct 25, 2022

Longshore workers are using nine electric cranes to stack containers at one of the Port of Long Beach’s busiest terminals in a large-scale demonstration project as the Port and its partners pursue a goal of a zero-emissions cargo handling fleet by 2030…

Port Houston Orders Hybrid Konecranes RTGs

Oct 06, 2022

Port Houston has ordered 14 hybrid Konecranes RTGs for its Barbours Cut Container Terminal and 12 hybrid Konecranes RTGs for its Bayport Container Terminal. The order supports the port’s expansion as it gets ready to receive larger container ships and higher volumes of container traffic…

CSP Spain Orders Konecranes Hybrid RTGs

Oct 04, 2022

Terminal operator COSCO SHIPPING Ports (Spain) Terminals, (CSP) has ordered 11 hybrid RTGs, with six machines for its terminal in Bilbao and five for their terminal in Valencia. The order was booked in Q3 2022. The value of the order is approximately €20 million…

A Dozen RTGs Ordered for the Port of Savannah

Sep 07, 2022

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) in the U.S. has ordered 12 Konecranes RTGs for the Port of Savannah, Georgia. When these cranes are working, the Port of Savannah will operate a fleet of 234 Konecranes RTGs. Konecranes booked the order in Q3 2022…

Port Esbjerg Orders Second LHM 800

Sep 07, 2022

Port Esbjerg is a leading port in Europe when it comes to handling and shipping wind energy components. The port played a key role in the rise of Denmark’s offshore wind industry – 80% of the offshore wind capacity installed in Europe was shipped out from the Port of Esbjerg…

Two New Cranes Dedicated at Port of South Louisiana

Aug 24, 2022

The Port of South Louisiana officially dedicated and named its two Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 Portal Harbor Cranes for its public facility, the Globalplex Intermodal Terminal Dock along the Mississippi River. These cranes have increased the…

Port of Virginia Orders More Hybrid Shuttle Carriers

Aug 22, 2022

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will supply 11 Kalmar Hybrid Shuttle Carriers to The Port of Virginia, a deepwater port in the U.S. East Coast.All of the new units will be delivered to Virginia International Gateway (VIG), one of the port’s primary…

Liebherr Expands All-electric Heavy Lift Ship Crane Series

Aug 18, 2022

Driven by the growth in the size of wind turbines, Liebherr's all-electric heavy lift crane series is being expanded with an 800-tons crane. 'The new cranes follow on from a long tradition and decades of experience in building ship cranes. The first ship crane was delivered by Liebherr in 1958…

Konecranes to Deliver Hybrid RTGs to Matadi

Jul 06, 2022

Finland-based Konecranes reports it has received an order from the Matadi Gateway Terminal in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for four hybrid RTGs. These will be the first hybrid RTGs operated in Africa by the Congo River in the city of Matadi…

Cranes Upgraded at SSA Manzanillo International Terminal in Panama

Jun 15, 2022

All 21 ship-to-shore cranes at Panama’s Manzanillo International Terminal will be equipped with ABB Crane OCR technology, including container feature recognition capabilities. Building on the long-term relationship between ABB and SSA Marine…

Liebherr Unveils New Mobile Harbor Cranes

Jun 08, 2022

Liebherr has launched a new line of mobile harbor cranes featuring more digital technologies, improved efficiency and modern exterior design.The main innovation of the new LHM crane series is the implementation of the 'Master V' crane control system…

Konecranes to Deliver 12 Electric RTGs to South Florida Container Terminal

Jun 06, 2022

South Florida Container Terminal (SFCT) has ordered a fleet of 12 electric Konecranes Rubber-Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes for their full-service marine terminal at the Port of Miami. The order was booked in May 2022 for delivery in July 2023.The…

Port of Koper Orders More Electric Konecranes RTGs

May 13, 2022

The operator of the Port of Koper in Slovenia, Luka Koper d.d., has ordered three electric Konecranes RTG cranes featuring an auto plug-in system. The order was booked in Q1 2022 and the cranes will be delivered in February 2023. When the cranes are handed-over…

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