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Press releases | 01/27/2022

Around the world with 80 cranes

Liebherr has had a record year with its maritime mobile harbour cranes. The order intake volume in the past year 2021 was higher than ever before. In total, more than 80 new units and also various used units were sold to customers worldwide. Liebherr mobile harbour cranes were ordered from 31 different countries with all continents being represented. There was strong growth in the Middle East and West Africa regions and stable core markets in Europe as well as North and South America. As in previous years, the LHM 550 is the most popular crane, closely followed by the LHM 420. A strong increase in sales of the LHM 800 was recorded, which more than tripled compared to the previous year. Find out more

Press releases | 01/19/2022

HVO as an alternative fuel at Liebherr

Cleaner drive concepts for vehicles and machines are becoming more important than ever in order to reduce CO2 emissions. Hydrotreated Vegetable Oils (HVO) play an important role at Liebherr. HVO is an alternative fuel which can now be used in the majority of the Liebherr construction machines, cranes and mining equipment in pure form or in addition to fossil diesel. Find out more

Press releases | 01/13/2022

Liebherr appoints Dr. Tim Gerhardt as new Managing Director of Liebherr USA, Co.

Dr. Tim Gerhardt, an experienced business executive within the Liebherr Group has joined Liebherr USA. Co. as one of the new Managing Directors for the U.S. operations. Dr. Tim Gerhardt shares Liebherr USA, Co. executive responsibilities with Kai Friedrich, Managing Director for Liebherr USA, Co. and Divisional Director for the construction equipment product segment in Newport News, VA. Find out more

Press releases | 01/12/2022

Three Liebherr Auto RMGs enter service at CSX Intermodal in North Carolina

Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. are delighted to have handed over three fully automated rail mounted gantry cranes to the CSX Carolina Connector Intermodal Terminal (CCX) in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. The cabinless RMGs have been supplied with Liebherr Remote operator Stations (ROS) for supervised moves and exception handling. Find out more

Press releases | 12/03/2021

Acciaierie d'Italia places major order of four Liebherr LPS 800s

The leading steel manufacturer in Italy, Acciaierie d'Italia recently signed a contract with Liebherr about four new LPS 800 portal cranes for handling raw materials for steel production. Find out more

Press releases | 12/03/2021

Liebherr-MCCtec GmbH awarded gold sustainability rating from EcoVadis

Liebherr-MCCtec are pleased to announce that they have been awarded a gold medal from independent corporate responsibility auditor EcoVadis. EcoVadis, is the world’s most trusted business sustainability ratings supplier with over 75,000 companies participating. Liebherr-MCCtec GmbH is part of the Liebherr Group and is a divisional holding company for maritime cranes, crawler cranes, duty cycle crawler cranes as well as pilling and drilling rigs for deep foundation work. The gold medal places Liebherr-MCCtec in the top 5 % of all rated companies for sustainability and within the top 3 % of manufacturing companies globally. Find out more

Press releases | 11/22/2021

Euroports invests in emission-free LPS 420 E

Liebherr will be supplying Euroports Germany with an all-electric portal crane next year. All crane movements of the pioneering machine will be carried out by means of emission-free electric motors. With this sustainable investment, Euroports is increasing the handling capacity of its bulk terminal at Rostock's overseas port. Find out more

Press releases | 11/22/2021

Liebherr win contract to supply automated cranes to Port of Duqm, Oman

Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. are pleased to announce that they have secured the contract to supply STS and RTGs to the Port of Duqm. The order of four STS and twelve RTGs will be delivered to Oman in late 2022. Find out more

Press releases | 11/03/2021

Mobile harbour cranes with electric drive in high demand

In the 2021 sales year, demand for Liebherr mobile harbour cranes with an e-drive has risen sharply. Compared to 2019, the number of units equipped with an electric motor has even doubled. Liebherr has been successfully using a hybrid drive concept consisting of a diesel engine and an electric drive for the mobile harbour cranes product segment for over 20 years. In addition to emission-free handling, the benefits of e-drive include cost savings and less maintenance. Find out more

Press releases | 10/19/2021

Mukran Port relies on Liebherr on the New Silk Road

Following a period of rental, Mukran Port Terminals GmbH at the Port of Sassnitz has purchased its third Liebherr mobile harbour crane, type LHM 550. With a maximum lifting capacity of up to 144 tonnes, the machine offers a wide range of applications. This is the sixth Liebherr mobile harbour crane in Sassnitz. This means that the port town on the island of Rügen has the highest LHM-density in the German speaking DACH region. Find out more

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