Largest Mobile Harbor Crane on U.S. East Coast

Thursday, September 30, 2010
Photo courtesy Liebherr-Werk Nenzing GmbH

In August Liebherr, supplier of port equipment, delivered a Mobile Harbour Crane, type LHM 500S to Rukert Terminals. The Rukert Terminals is located at the Port of Baltimore and specializes in the handling of metals, ores, salt, alloys, and other dry bulk and break-bulk cargoes and containers.

The growth in the region over the past decades in terms of global trade, and the associated demand of freight and handling capacity has increased the importance of efficient infrastructure. The new crane has a lifting capacity of up to 140 tonnes and a max. outreach of 51 meters. Equipped with 2x70 tonnes winches the main the new LHM 500S will be used for handling fertilizers, salt, project cargo and heavy lift cargo.

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