03/05/2012 - 17:01 pm

Liebherr ship-to-shore container cranes for Brazil


Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. has delivered two ship-to-shore container cranes to TCP Paranagua, Brazil. The cranes have a waterside outreach of 52.50m, span of 18m and landside backreach of 15m. Total lift height under spreader is 38m.

The cranes, 65t capacity under twin lift spreader and 75t under hook beam, are the first Liebherr ship-to-shore container cranes delivered to Brazil.

Gerry Bunyan, sales and marketing manager, Liebherr Container Cranes, said: “We are delighted to have these Liebherr Megamax ship-to-shore cranes operational in Paranagua. The addition of these cranes to the current operation, allows terminal capacity to increase to more than 1.2 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) per year.”

Additional features of the cranes include, hoist speed of 70-175m/min and trolley speed of 210m/min; crane travel speed of 45m/min; and Liebherr A.C drives.

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