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Press releases | 07/02/2020

Liebherr USA, Co. headquarters opens at expanded campus in Newport News, Virginia

Liebherr USA, Co. marked a milestone on April 6, 2020 – the company formally moved in to a newly expanded campus. The facilities house employees who work in administration, finance, human resources, sales, information technology, marketing, product support and distribution for nine different product units under the Liebherr USA, Co. umbrella. Find out more

Press releases | 07/01/2020

Flexible Barge Solution at the Harbor of New York

At the New York Harbor, NY, Sims Metal Management uses a Liebherr mobile harbour crane type LHM 600 to load scrap and unload salt. The crane is placed on a floating barge and can be moved to another terminal of the port if required. With a maximum lifting capacity of 75 tonnes in 4-rope grab operation, the crane is the strongest floating mobile harbour crane on a barge in the U.S. in 4-rope grab capacity. Find out more

Press releases | 07/01/2020

Remote Service App

Liebherr expands its digital product portfolio for crawler cranes, deep foundation equipment and maritime cranes with the development of a Remote Service tool. This improves assistance through visual information and so leads to faster and easier troubleshooting. As part of an extended test phase, all customers will have free access to the new app until the end of 2020. Find out more

Press releases | 06/26/2020

Monopiles for new wind farm in the Baltic Sea

In the port of Rostock, the first monopiles for the offshore wind farm “Kriegers Flak”, which is currently under construction, were loaded. The wind farm, located south of the Danish coast, will supply up to 600,000 households with electricity in the future and will thus become Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm. The loading of the monopile foundation piles will be handled by Liebherr’s heavy-duty gantry crane type TCC 78000, inaugurated in 2019. The manufacturer of the monopiles is the offshore wind specialist EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH, also based in Rostock. Find out more

Press releases | 05/13/2020

Termont Montreal Inc. places order with Liebherr for STS and RMG cranes

Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. continues its recent success in Canada with an order for one ship to shore (STS) container crane and one rail mounted gantry (RMG) crane for Termont Montreal Inc. Find out more

Press releases | 05/05/2020

Accident During Overload Test

During the course of tests in line with industry standards on 2nd May 2020 in the international Port of Rostock, the offshore heavy lift crane HLC 295000 was severely damaged following an accident. Comprehensive investigations as to the cause and course of the accident are currently under way. Find out more

Press releases | 04/16/2020

Port Elizabeth prepares for citrus season

Port Elizabeth Container Terminals (PECT) is preparing for the upcoming citrus fruit harvest with new Liebherr mobile harbour crane technology. Find out more

Press releases | 04/16/2020

Liebherr mobile harbour cranes make Rostock a hub of the New Silk Road

The first containers of the New Silk Road have been loaded in the port of Rostock. Find out more

Press releases | 04/15/2020

Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. to supply two rail mounted gantry cranes to Freight Village in Russia

Freight Village Vorsino, located outside Moscow has placed an order with Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. for two rail mounted gantry (RMG) cranes. The RMG’s have a span of 32 m, a lift height over rail of 12.5 m and cantilevers of 8 m and 9.7 m respectively. The machines have a safe working load of 45 tonnes and feature a rotating machinery trolley. Find out more

Press releases | 03/25/2020

Liebherr Container Cranes to supply eight rubber tyre gantry (RTG) cranes to DP World

Liebherr Container Cranes and DP World Berbera have signed a contract for the supply of eight RTGs for DP World’s terminal in Berbera, Somaliland. The cranes are due to be ready for operation before the end of 2020. Find out more

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