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Third crane for Forth’s Grangemouth

[ August 28, 2018   //   ]

Forth Ports has taken delivery of a third Liebherr ship to shore crane at over the weekend of 25/26 August. It is part of a major investment programme at the port to increase handling capacity and service for customers. The 45 metre high crane, which weighs 524 tonnes, arrived in large sections on board the heavy load carrier vessel the Eemslift Ellen after sailing from Liebherr’s state of the art facility in Killarney, South West Ireland, where the crane was designed and built. The crane now be constructed by the expert build team from Liebherr on site at the port and be ready to lift its first cargo by late October .

Construction of a new 100,000 sq.ft. warehouse within the port estate is due to be completed by December this year.

Crane Unload, Grangemouth
Pic Peter Devlin

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