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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…

Heavy Lift: Liebherr logs a strong 2021; All-Electric Trend is "Clear"

Jan 26, 2022

Liebherr reports that it had a record year in 2021 in its maritime mobile harbor crane business, logging an order intake volume of 80+ new units, a record level for the company.Including additional sales of used units, Liebherr mobile harbor cranes were ordered from 31 different countries…

Port of Virginia Orders Three More Rail-mounted Gantry Cranes

Jan 19, 2022

The Port of Virginia in the USA has ordered three Konecranes Rail-Mounted Gantry (RMG) cranes for its Norfolk International Terminals (NIT) facility. The cranes will be delivered by the end of 2023.The order was booked in November 2021, and…

Cavotec Wins Container Crane Electrification Orders

Dec 22, 2021

Cavotec announced it has won two key orders for its motorized cable reel electrification systems for container cranes at major ports in China and the U.S. from crane manufacturer ZPMC. The total value of the two orders amounts to more than €1…

Four Post-Panamax Gantry Cranes Delivered to Port NOLA

Dec 10, 2021

Four new 100-foot-gauge container gantry cranes arrived at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal in the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) on Friday, the culmination of a more than 15,643-nautical mile journey from Shanghai, China.The $112 million investment…

MacGregor Unveils New Heavy Lift Crane

Dec 10, 2021

MacGregor has launched a new fully electrically driven heavy lift crane (HCE) as part of a drive to introduce more environmentally sustainable products and solutions.The HCE design—a result of combining MacGregor and NMF’s experience in the…

First Konecranes Gottwald Generation 6 Mobile Harbor Crane to Italy

Nov 30, 2021

Terminal San Giorgio S.r.l. (TSG) has ordered an eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald ESP.8 Mobile Harbor Crane for its terminal in Genoa, Italy. Booked in November 2021, it is the very first Generation 6 crane to go to Italy. It will be delivered in June 2022…

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