Liebherr’s mobile harbour crane division has reported a record year in crane sales for 2014, with deliveries up 9.8 percent from its previous record set in 2008. Celebrating its 40th year since delivering its first mobile harbour crane, the company delivered a total of 112 units to six continents last year – a 9.8 percent increase from 2008 when the company sold a record 102 mobile harbour cranes. Europe remains the company’s largest market, accounting for 38 percent of its shipments, while the African market tripled last year’s sales … [Read more...]
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Liebherr used two mobile harbour cranes and two lattice boom mobile cranes to lift its new RL-K 7500 subsea crane ahead of shipment to Asia. At its facility in Rostock, Germany, Liebherr used two LHM 600 mobile harbour cranes and two LG 1750 lattice boom mobile cranes to lift the RL-K 7500 onto a transportation device. The RL-K 7500, which has a dead weight of 665t, will be delivered along with a Liebherr RL-K 4200 knuckle boom crane, to Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. The customer plans to equip several of its ships with a set … [Read more...]
South African port terminal operator Transnet Port Terminals has taken delivery of four Liebherr ship to shore cranes and 18 rubber tyred gantry cranes. The 65 tonne ship to shore cranes offer an outreach of 65 metres, a span of 30.4 metres and a back reach of 19 metres. Designed to handle container vessels of up to 24 rows across, the cranes have a lift height of 41 metres. The rubber tyred gantry cranes, destined for Tansnet’s terminal in Ngqura, have a one over five configuration and can stack up to seven containers wide. Features … [Read more...]
Crane manufacturer Liebherr said mobile harbour cranes played a significant role in the overall success of the Liebherr Maritime Cranes division in 2013. Close to 80 mobile harbour cranes were delivered around the world in 2013, helping generate a turnover of EUR 280 million (US$ 378 million). The 2013 figures were helped by a number of major orders for the 600 series in Latin America and the launch of the Liebherr Maritime Cranes simulator range, a company spokesperson said. In 2013 twelve units of the Liebherr type LHM 600 were sold in … [Read more...]
Liebherr has won several orders for LHM mobile harbour cranes from the Middle East. These include two LHMs, a reachstacker and the first LiSIM LHM 550 simulator. This year more than 40 mobile harbour cranes have been delivered making a total of well over 300 LHMs in the region. A first was the order for the new LiSIM mobile harbour crane simulator for Saqr Port in Ras Al Kaimah, United Arab Emirates. The resulting increase in operator skills allows for safe and productive crane operation in the real world and naturally boosts productivity. … [Read more...]