Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. signed a contract for the supply of four heavy-duty twinlift Rubber Tyre Gantry Cranes to Cerescorp’s Halifax Terminal in Canada. Two similar LIEBHERR units were delivered to the terminal in 2002. The RTG’s are of 8 wheel configuration, stack one over five containers high and span six containers plus a truck lane. S.W.L is 50 Tonnes under twinlift telescopic spreader. Hoist speed
is 23/50m/min and trolley speed is 70m/min. Crane travel speed is 70/130m/min.
Crane drives are Liebherr AC, which has been specifically developed for gantry cranes and RTG’s using the Liebherr modular concept. The Liebherr Visuscan crane management system is also included.