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Second $7.9 Million Crane In Place At South port

Port Everglades' 155-acre Southport Container Complex now has two $7.9 million container gantry cranes in place and will soon be ready for Lift-on/Lift-off (Lo/Lo) operations. Bulit by Samsung C ompanies Inc.,the 1,300-ton cranes arrived fully assembled aboard vessels Dock Express France and Dock Express II and were off loaded onto the Southport crane rails shortly after arrival. Port Everglades received the first Southport gantry crane in February 1993, the second in March 1993 and anticipates a third arrival in May 1993. Lo/Lo operations are expected to be available late spring. As one of the most important operational aspects of the seaport's new 155-acre Southport Contain Complex, the heavy lift cranes cj move 35-45 containers an hour, ai can easily handle Post-Panami vessels.

Each will utilize specially d signed telescopic Bromma spreai ers and provide a safe working log of 40 long tons with the spreader; £ long tons under the hook. All thrc 151-foot tall cranes are designed 1 be low-profile to not interfere wit adjacent airport operations.




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