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Maritime Cranes Newsletter

Issue 02/2023

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Liebherr goes Podcast

The Seatrade Maritime Podcast recently aired our first pilot podcast episode with Tim Ladendorf, Global Application Manager for Ship cranes, port, and transshipment solutions. Within this framework, Tim gave valuable insights into bulk handling, current market situation, important trends and future requirements for customers and cranes. Special attention was given to the development of the highly anticipated CBG 500 E, Liebherr's all-electric handling solution. The exciting podcast episode laid the foundation for future episodes.

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ZHD Stevedores orders first all-electric CBG 500 E

The crane impresses with a lifting capacity of up to 105 tonnes in hook operation and a maximum grab capability of up to 90 tonnes. It will be used for bulk handling in Rotterdam and the ZHD terminals in Dordrecht and Moerdijk. Tailor-made features have been developed in close cooperation with ZHD to best suit the demands of the operation fields to serve. The “Ahoy 50” floating crane will be able to operate either with shore power supply or with onboard power supply when connection to the terminal is not available. The onboard electricity will be generated by newly installed Stage V gensets, conforming to the latest emission standards in the business.

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Euroports Germany shines with LPS 420 E

This remarkable portal crane offers a locally emission-free operation and is designed specifically for ports with electric infrastructure, making it a flexible and environmentally friendly solution.The LPS 420 E sets new benchmarks for electric-driven bulk handling performance with its exceptional turnover of up to 1,200 tonnes per hour and an impressive outreach of 48 metres. It can effectively service ships up to Panamax class.

Borg Havn modernises port with LPS 420 E

New Liebherr all-electric portal slewing crane of type LPS 420 E will be the first of its kind delivered in Norway. The crane is a key asset for handling every type of cargo, from containers to bulk, general cargo, and heavy lifts up to 124 tonnes – local emission-free. The expected delivery is late 2023, and in the long run another crane that has been in use since 2008 will be replaced. Among the crane’s unique features is an observer cabin attached near the tracks at the bottom of the crane.

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Discount on Liebherr oils

Special offer! Benefit from trouble-free machine performance, as well as precise and smooth control of your Liebherr machines: From July 1st until August 31st 2023 we offer 10 % discount on the regular list prices of Liebherr oils* for maritime cranes. This includes:

  • Engine oils
  • Hydraulic oils
  • Axle and transmission oils
    *Valid for orders for Liebherr oils for machines from Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock GmbH, while stocks last; only from participating Liebherr service partners. Offer cannot be combined with any other promotions or special conditions.


We are ready to embark on an exciting autumn season. Our company is preparing for three significant trade shows, where we will showcase our latest innovations and technologies. These trade show appearances present an excellent opportunity to explore industry trends, and further strengthen connections in the maritime sector.

By participating in these trade shows, we aim to connect with industry stakeholders, strengthen existing partnerships, and forge new collaborations. The company's presence at these events underscores its commitment to delivering innovative solutions that enhance efficiency, safety, and sustainability in the maritime sector.

Offshore Europe 2023

The first upcoming trade show on Liebherr's calendar is Offshore Europe, taking place from September 5th to 8th. Offshore Europe is widely recognized as Europe's leading event for the offshore energy industry. Held in Aberdeen, Scotland, the trade show attracts a diverse range of professionals from the oil and gas, offshore wind, and marine sectors. We as Liebherr Maritime Cranes will use this platform to showcase our crane technologies and discuss industry-specific challenges and solutions.

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Breakbulk Americas 2023

Next on the list is Breakbulk Americas, which will be held from September 26th to 28th. This trade show is a prominent gathering for companies involved in the shipping of heavy-lift, project cargo, and traditional breakbulk cargoes. Taking place in Houston, Texas. We will seize this exhibition to highlight specialized cranes and lifting solutions designed to meet the unique requirements of breakbulk cargo handling.

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TOC Americas

Lastly, we will participate in TOC Americas, scheduled for October 17th to 19th. This trade show is dedicated to container terminal operations and intermodal logistics. With a focus on port technology and equipment, TOC Americas attracts professionals from port authorities, terminal operators, shipping lines, and logistics providers. Here we have the opportunity to showcase our technologies and engage in exchanges with partners and customers.

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