Tag: equipment

Liebherr mobile cranes handle containers at India’s first river terminal

Varanasi inland waterways terminal

In mid-November, the first Indian inland waterway terminal was opened on the Ganga river in Varanasi, 780km east of Delhi. The terminal was officially inaugurated by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This is the first of four multi-modal terminals currently under construction on the National Waterway-1 (river Ganga) as part of the World Bank-aided Jal Marg […]

New RMGs arrive to Vladivostok port (video)

Vladivostok Sea Commercial Port

On 1 October 2018, Vladivostok Sea Commercial Port (VSCP) received two new Rail Mounted Gantry (RMG) cranes for its container terminal, informs the port’s press service. The cranes were acquired within the investment program of modernisation of the port’s operational facilities and are scheduled to be put into operation on 24 December 2018. VSCP is located on the […]

Liebherr Reachstackers LRS 545 in Durban: from dispatch to commissioning (video)

Liebherr Reachstacker LRS 545

In December 2017, Transnet SOC Ltd ordered seven Liebherr Reachstacker LRS 545 for its container terminal in Durban, South Africa. The machines were dispatched from the manufacturing site in Sunderland, Great Britain, in February and thanks to the professional on-site assembly by qualified Liebherr service engineers in Durban, all seven units were put into operation […]

PORTSSOLUTIONS delivers biggest mobile crane to Sevilla

Estibadora Sevillana

The international port equipment trading company PORTSSOLUTIONS has delivered a second-hand harbor mobile crane Liebherr LHM 550 to the Spanish port of Sevilla. This crane comes from Malabo (Guinee Equatorial) and will be employed by the stevedoring company Estibadora Sevillana that handles general cargo as well as dry bulk, liquid bulk and project cargo. Carlos […]

Automated quay cranes on trial in Singapore

automated quay cranes

PSA International is currently testing automated quay cranes (AQCs) at its Pasir Panjang Terminal in Singapore to enhance efficiency of operations and improve working conditions for crane operators, Channel NewsAsia informs. Instead of sitting in a booth of an STS crane 17 storey high, the operators will be monitoring the work of their cranes remotely […]

Konecranes secured contracts for crane deliveries to Savannah and Barcelona

Konecranes crane deliveries

Konecranes has recently won significant contracts with the Georgia Ports Authority and with Hutchison Ports to deliver container handling equipment. The Board of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has approved the purchase of 10 additional Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes for the Port of Savannah, Konecranes informs today. This will bring the fleet at the […]

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