New crane is breath of fresh air for Scots port

ABP’s Port of Ayr has taken delivery of a new Liebherr Materials Handler crane, making it the first port in the UK to purchase the model. With a lifting capacity of 8.1 tonnes at a reach of 23.8m the new machine will help Ayr speed vessel discharge rates while improving fuel efficiency and lowering emissions. ABP port manager Stuart Cresswell, said: “The Port of Ayr has an enviable reputation of being one ... [+]

Teesport rides box boom

PD Ports has ordered three new rubber tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) from Liebherr to help it cope with an upsurge in container traffic. Teesport has experienced uplift in container volumes of 13% year on year since 2007 and handled 420,000teu in 2014 making it the second largest container port in ... [+]

Cranes for Southampton

Associated British Ports has awarded a £26 million contract to Liebherr for four new ship-to-shore gantry cranes as part of its redevelopment of container berths 201/202 at the Port of Southampton. Following construction at Liebherr’s factory in Ireland the cranes will be shipped to Southampton in component form before being ... [+]

New straddles for Liverpool

The Port of Liverpool is buying six new straddle carriers, bringing its total fleet to 40. The Port has invested in one Liebherr and five Terex (Noell) diesel-electric straddle carriers. Liebherr is a new supplier to the Port of Liverpool, following a successful trial. The equipment has been fitted with the ... [+]

New crane for Hull

Associated British Ports Hull has taken delivery of a new £1.7m  LHM 180 mobile harbour crane. It supplements four existing Liebherr mobile harbour cranes as well as a Liebherr mobile excavator crane in King George and Queen Elizabeth Docks and will be used mainly for handling dry bulk cargoes using ... [+]

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