Niedersachsen Ports on Course of Expansion

MarineLink.com
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Liebherr Mobile Harbour Cranes situated in Emden

With two state-of-the-art Liebherr Mobile Harbor Cranes, Niedersachsen Ports works the switches for more turnover in their seaports Brake and Emden.

Within a short time frame, Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG (NPorts) in Northern Germany ordered two Liebherr Mobile Harbor Cranes (LHM).

In Brake, NPorts has already operated a LHM 500 for years, the company said, so it decided to equip the Niedersachsenkai with the popular successor model, type LHM 550. The LHM 550 provides a maximum lifting capacity of 144 tons and an outreach of up to 54 meters. At maximum outreach the capacity is 40.9 tons.

Due to this second LHM in Brake, NPorts also offers high-capacity tandem lifts to its customers. In this regard, innovative technology from Liebherr plays a major role. Thanks to the installation of Sycratronic, one crane operator can handle heavy loads of up to 284 tons. The new crane has started operation in May 2013. In Brake, NPorts mainly handles project cargo, heavy cargo and components for the wind power industry.

The NPorts branch in Emden was in need of a short delivery time. After the existing cranes had to be shut down at short notice, an alternative was urgently required. Liebherr was in the position to offer a delivery time of just 14 days ex works for its newest model, type LHM 420. In early April, the new crane was delivered to Emden fully assembled. Only a few days after arrival, the new crane was ready for operation.

The LHM 420 is equipped with two double winches and provides a maximum lifting capacity of 124 tons as well as a maximum outreach of 48 meters. At maximum outreach the capacity is 34.5 tons. Main tasks of the new machine include grab operation (SWL 75 tons), project cargo and break bulk.

Both Liebherr Mobile Harbor Cranes in Lower Saxony’s Emden and Brake are equipped with a powerful 670 kW diesel engine. Thanks to innovative eco-technology the fuel consumption is between 25 and 35 liters per operating hour (depending on application).

 

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter July 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Samil PwC Okays Hyundai's Management Improvement Plan

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is notified by Samil PwC, a local member of the global accounting firm PwC, that its 3.5 trillion won worth management improvement

Volvo Penta Names Brown Commercial Marine Sales Director

Dave Brown has joined Volvo Penta of the Americas as director of commercial marine sales.   In this new position, Brown will provide strategic and administrative

Romica Manufacturer Secures DNV GL Approval

U.K. winch maker Romica said it is to “redouble its exports drive” after its Romania-based manufacturing partner successfully acquired accreditation with DNV GL.

Ports

Will UK Maritime Traffic Rise or Fall on Brexit?

UK container traffic will see more muted growth than expected a few months ago, at least in the short term, says Drewry.   Patrick Walters, Peel Ports’ Group Commercial Director,

Will Container Lines Skip UK Ports on Brexit?

British importers and exporters prefer direct mainline container services calling at their national ports and tend to dislike feeder services, says a Drewry report.

CMA CGM Reopens Spain to Algeria Service

CMA CGM NAF Lines is re-opening  a regular service from Barcelona to Djen Djen on EURONAF service with immediate effect.   First Departure: m/v VEGA OMICRON voy.

Marine Equipment

Boeing 767 Shipped by Barge

MTS Statum completes marine towage of barge carrying Boeing 767 from Shannon Airport   Marine service provider Marine and Towage Services Group Ltd. (MTS) has

Volvo Penta Names Brown Commercial Marine Sales Director

Dave Brown has joined Volvo Penta of the Americas as director of commercial marine sales.   In this new position, Brown will provide strategic and administrative

Romica Manufacturer Secures DNV GL Approval

U.K. winch maker Romica said it is to “redouble its exports drive” after its Romania-based manufacturing partner successfully acquired accreditation with DNV GL.

Deck Machinery

Romica Manufacturer Secures DNV GL Approval

U.K. winch maker Romica said it is to “redouble its exports drive” after its Romania-based manufacturing partner successfully acquired accreditation with DNV GL.

NASSCO Bags USS Oak Hill Modification Award

General Dynamics NASSCO-Norfolk was awarded a $42 million cost-plus-award-fee modification to a previously awarded contract for the repair and alteration for the USS Oak Hill (LSD-51).

Harmony of the Seas Equipped with PALFINGER Crane

The world’s largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, is equipped with a PALFINGER MARINE foldable knuckle boom crane. A follow-up order for an identical crane and cruise ship is already received.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1456 sec (7 req/sec)