Swiss bulk handling company Pacorini Metals Terminals has taken delivery of the first Liebherr LHM 420 mobile harbour crane in the Netherlands for its port on the river of Western Scheldt, in Vlissingen.
The LHM 420 has a maximum lifting capacity of 84 tonnes and an outreach of up to 48 metres. It will be used to carry out container handling and bulk operations. Last year, the LHM 420 was the second most popular model for Liebherr with almost 30 deliveries worldwide.
Pacorini commercial manager Mark Doene, said: “The new LHM 420 plays a major role in our intra-port logistics chain. Due to the high performance of the crane we have vast capacity available to quickly load and unload all sorts of vessels. This remarkable investment also underlines our aim to provide best service to our customers.”
Based in Switzerland, Pacorini Metals Terminals operates three facilities in the Netherlands, mainly specialised in the handling and storage of non-ferrous metals, ferro alloys & minor metals.