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Press releases | 11/15/2022

Port Canaveral acquiring second LHM 600

Port Canaveral has agreed to purchase another mobile harbour crane from the Liebherr Group to serve the Port’s growing cargo operations. The LHM 600 will be based on the updated generation of Liebherr mobile harbour cranes. Digital enhancements, a modernised cabin, and improved lifting height are among the crane’s benefits welcomed by Port Canaveral. Find out more

Press releases | 11/08/2022

Port of Arendal adds LHM 550 with E-Drive

Located in the southern part of Norway between Larvik and Kristiansand, the Port of Arendal is the biggest bulk port in Norway that uses mobile harbour cranes. The new LHM 550 joining the port is equipped for a variety of cargo applications. Liebherr’s own SmartGrip assistance system will optimise bulk handling for a battery factory in the region. Find out more

Press releases | 10/19/2022

Port of Dover operates Liebherr LHMs powered by HVO 100

Two Liebherr mobile harbour cranes are reinforcing logistical operations at the Port of Dover, handling global products ranging from steel plates to South and Central American fruit. In a UK first, the cranes are operating on HVO. The fuel is made of 100% renewable raw materials, which does not release any new carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Find out more

Press releases | 10/12/2022

All-electric LS 800 E ship cranes for SAL "Orca" project

SAL Heavy Lift orders eight all-electric heavy lift ship cranes type LS 800 E. As part of the future-oriented "Orca" project, two cranes will be installed on each of SAL's four vessel newbuildings. By combining the capacity of both cranes in tandem mode, cargoes of up to 1,600 tonnes can be handled. The innovative ship cranes will make it possible to lift components of the future project cargo while being prepared for the increasing environmental protection requirements. Find out more

Press releases | 09/28/2022

HLC 295000: Swift and capable

With the installation of the largest monopiles ever produced in Europe and the lifting of a substation platform, the heavy lift crane HLC 295000 has successfully completed its first two offshore missions in the wind energy sector. The jobs took place at the german wind farm Arcadis Ost 1 and the french wind farm Fécamp. Find out more

Press releases | 09/23/2022

Liebherr sending three additional LHMs to Noatum terminals in Spain

The first crane arrived on January 5, 2022. Three new Liebherr mobile harbour cranes are joining the fleet at Noatum port terminals in Castellon, Sagunto and Tarragona. The cranes will enable the terminals to improve their handling efficiency for various cargo types. Find out more

Press releases | 08/30/2022

The beginning of a new era

Liebherr's portfolio of port and transshipment solutions has been expanded to include the all-electric transshipment crane CBG 500 E. The crane combines state-of-the-art drive technologies with Liebherr's own crane control system "Master V". Another highlight is the energy recovery system LiCaTronic®, which makes optimum use of the energy available. The numerous configurations ensure that the crane is versatile and adaptable to different customer needs. Find out more

Press releases | 08/26/2022

Liebherr Transform: unleash the full potential

Liebherr Transform is the new upgrade, modification and overhaul service that has a tailor-made solution for customer needs. It is available for crawler cranes (up to 400 t), deep foundation equipment, duty cycle crawler cranes, and maritime cranes. Find out more

Press releases | 08/22/2022

New all-electric heavy lift ship crane

Liebherr's heavy lift crane series is being expanded with an 800 tonnes crane. The aim with the new crane is to establish itself in the growth market of ever larger wind industry components. The crane is fully electrically powered and thus enables a reduction of CO2 emissions on the ship side in scenarios typical for heavy lift vessels. Find out more

Press releases | 08/12/2022

It takes two to tango

The Port of Esbjerg is a long-standing partner of Liebherr and has recently ordered a second LHM 800. The new crane is already the seventh Liebherr mobile harbour crane to be used at Denmark's largest port. Next-generation offshore wind turbines will be lifted with the new heavy-duty crane. Liebherr will deliver a further crane of the type LHM 600 to Port Esbjerg before the end of the year. Find out more

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