The modern container shipping industry is booming because of the provision for faster voyages and less port stays. The major factor for this “quick work” is the introduction of the new types of gantry cranes in the market which are quicker and more reliable. This provides a great turnaround time for cargo operation at ports.
A crane vessel or crane ship is of great significance because of their contribution in many important constructions in trickier parts of the seas and oceans.
One of the world’s largest ship in the world with 23,000+ TEU capacity, MSC MIA, collided with a gantry crane while leaving container terminal at the port of Valencia, Spain.
With its total of five new container gantry cranes – the first three of the same type were delivered at the beginning of November 2019 – HHLA provides an additional mega-ship berth for the Port of Hamburg at Burchardkai.
Cranes are equipments that are used to maneuver heavy goods and items from one place to another. Gantry cranes are a variety of heavy cranes that are generally used to put together different heavy items into one single major item. Gantry cranes are commonly seen at busy ports for loading and unloading cargo. Since gantry cranes specialize in assembling the goods required to be put together, they are a very great help in ports.
The largest gantry crane in the Nordic countries was delivered today to Meyer Turku shipyard by Finnish Konecranes. Goliath crane will be used to build increasingly large cruise ships at Meyer Turku shipyard with an even higher degree of industrialization.
The Port of Felixstowe has taken delivery of its first two remote control ship-to-shore gantry cranes.
COSCO Netherlands was the first ship to be processed by the five new container gantry cranes at the HHLA Container Terminal Tollerort (CTT).
The Port of Felixstowe has ordered two new gantry cranes for its Berths 8&9 and work has started to raise 10 of the existing cranes on Trinity Terminal at the port.