Bendezu Port Equipment delivered GOTTWALD crane to Sevilla

GOTTWALD HMK 300 EG in transit. Source: Bendezu Port Equipment

Bendezu Port Equipment GmbH, an international trading company offering second-hand port equipment, has recently sold a mobile harbour crane GOTTWALD HMK 300 EG from Belgium to be operated in the port of Sevilla, Spain.

The second-hand crane with a maximum lifting capacity of 100 tons and a maximum radius of 50m, has one remote controlled rotator equipped with a double hook. This unit comes in a 4-rope configuration.

The crane was loaded at the port of Gent in Belgium on board the vessel MV Palabora with the help of the two LIEBHERR 450 tons SWL deck cranes. The loading operation took one day, after which the vessel sailed on 5 April bound port of Sevilla in Spain.

Last Sunday, 15 April, the crane arrived in Sevilla Terminal and is now already in operation.

Bendezu Port Equipment is specialized in purchasing, selling and marketing of second-hand port equipment, providing customized technical advice to a variety of clients on an international level. The company has a wide experience and capabilities in port crane relocation and sea transport round the world.

The port of Sevilla is the only Spanish interior sea port located in the Guadalquivir estuary, 90km from the Atlantic Ocean. Vessels reach the port through a unique 280m-long lock, which lifts the vessels from the Eurovia Guadalquivir channel to the port facilities and also serves to protect the city from flooding. Sevilla handles general, dry bulk and liquid bulk cargoes. In 2017, its throughput was 4.56 mln tonnes (-5.36% to 2016). The port has a 400,000 TEU container terminal, which is now operated by Spanish Boluda Corporacion Maritima and German short sea shipping line OPDR, part of the CMA CGM Group. The port handled 105,566 TEU last year.

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