Cranes News


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…

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…

Konecranes, Cargotec Drop Merger Plans

Apr 07, 2022

Finnish engineering groups Konecranes and Cargotec decided on March 29 to cancel their planned merger after the United Kingdom Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) blocked the transaction, citing competition issues.The British watchdog decided to block the potential 4…

Port of Los Angeles Completes Everport Terminal Upgrades

Apr 06, 2022

The Port of Los Angeles has completed construction of the $65 million Everport Terminal Improvement Project located at Berths 226-236 along the Los Angeles Main Channel.The project allows Everport to improve the container-handling efficiency…

Port of Virginia Adds New Container Cranes

Mar 29, 2022

The Port of Virginia on Friday welcomed a pair of massive container cranes to Norfolk International Terminals (NIT) South, the final pieces of equipment needed to complete the South Berth’s $450 million optimization project.“These cranes will expand our lift capacity…

LHM 550 Celebrates 300th Delivery

Mar 09, 2022

One of the leading port operators in Poland, Port Gdańsk Eksploatacja S.A., has signed a contract with Liebherr for a new LHM 550 mobile harbor crane. The machine will primarily be used for bulk handling. This is the 300th order of this crane type in total…

Port of San Diego Purchases All-electric Mobile Harbor Cranes

Mar 04, 2022

The Port of San Diego has purchased two all-electric Konecranes Gottwald Generation 6 Mobile Harbor Cranes to replace the diesel-powered crane currently in use at the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal (TAMT). The all-electric, battery-supported mobile…

Cargotec, Konecranes Win EU Antitrust Approval for $5 Billion Merger

Feb 24, 2022

Cargotec and Konecranes on Thursday won EU antitrust clearance for their 4.5-billion-euro ($5 billion) deal to create a global leader in industrial machinery after agreeing to divest some businesses.The companies, which provide road and sea-cargo handling machinery and services to industries…

Port Houston Adds Three Neo-Panamax STS Cranes

Feb 10, 2022

Three new neo-Panamax STS cranes arrived at Port Houston’s Bayport Container Terminal just before 11 a.m. Tuesday. The ZPMC cranes were manufactured in Shanghai before traveling 15,904 nautical miles onboard the Zhen Hua 25, a large specialized heavy load carrier vessel…

Port of Felixstowe Orders 17 Automated RTG Cranes

Jan 26, 2022

The Port of Felixstowe, operated by Hutchison Ports, has ordered 17 Automated Rubber-Tired Gantry Cranes (ARTGs) from Konecranes. The order was booked in Q4 2021. The ARTGs will be delivered and commissioned in a project covering three phases starting in Q2 2023…

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DP World Targets 60% Renewable Power at Indian Terminals by 2026

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Third Battery Electric Tug Delivered to HaiSea Marine

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AIP for SDARI Ship Designs

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