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Press releases | 10/05/2021

Three new Liebherr Megamax STS for Maher Terminals LLC

Liebherr Container Cranes have been awarded the contract for the supply of three ship to shore (STS) container cranes for Maher Terminals LLC at the Port of New York & New Jersey. The cranes will take their place alongside the existing eight Liebherr STS cranes at Maher’s terminal. The first two cranes were supplied in 2012 with a further two in 2014 and four in 2016. Maher’s positive experience with the Liebherr STS for the best part of a decade has reinforced the decision to once again purchase Liebherr cranes. Find out more

Press releases | 10/05/2021

Turn two into three

Uruguayan company Corporación Navios replaced a Liebherr long duty cycle crane with a permanently installed harbour crane type FCC 300. The recently erected harbour crane will be used for dry bulk handling of barges in hoppers at the terminal in Nueva Palmira, Uruguay. The now total of three harbour cranes is expected to increase the terminal's handling rates and generate operating synergies, as the crane operators will work with the same type of crane on all operations. Find out more

Press releases | 09/03/2021

Looking towards the future

The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority recently took delivery of new Liebherr mobile harbour crane technology. The port is already successfully operating two LHM 280 for bulk handling operation since many years and is now preparing for future challenges. A new LHM 550 will give TLCPA the opportunity to handle bigger grabs and heavier project cargo goods. Find out more

Press releases | 08/25/2021

XpertAssist – real-time remote support

Liebherr enhances its existing remote service app and takes service to the next level. XpertAssist is not just an audio-video connection but combines remote service and traditional technical expertise with a number of technical tools to provide advanced support for customers. The new service is available for crawler cranes, deep foundation equipment and maritime cranes. Find out more

Press releases | 08/05/2021

Liebherr floating cranes supply North Vietnam with energy

Liebherr has delivered four transshipment cranes, type CBG 360, to its long-term customer Oldendorff Carriers for a major project in North Vietnam. In the coming years, the cranes, which excel through their reliability and high operating speeds, will be used for power generation in the region. Another three cranes of the same type will be commissioned in West Africa for handling bauxite. Find out more

Press releases | 08/03/2021

Liebherr USA, Co. announces new Managing Director

Liebherr is pleased to announce the appointment of Kai Friedrich as Managing Director of Liebherr USA, Co., the sales and service organization based in Newport News, Virginia. Friedrich will be taking over the role previously held by Peter Mayr. Find out more

Press releases | 07/07/2021

1,300 maritime cranes – from Rostock to the world

Since the start of production in 2005, Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock GmbH has manufactured and delivered over 1,000 maritime cranes. Today, the numerous mobile harbour, ship and offshore cranes are in use in over 100 countries on all continents. Now the 1,300th crane has left the Rostock premises to its destination in Ghana. Find out more

Press releases | 07/05/2021

Rhenus Group relies on Liebherr

Rhenus Midgard is replacing a more than 20-year-old Liebherr LHM 320 with a new Liebherr machine. The LHM 420, recently delivered by project logistics specialist Rhenus Project Logistics, will mainly handle breakbulk and containers at the Dradenau Terminal in the Port of Hamburg. Find out more

Press releases | 05/26/2021

First Liebherr Mobile Harbour Crane with fossil-free diesel

The Port of Södertälje underlines its efforts to become a Green Port with the acquisition of the first Liebherr mobile harbour crane running on fossil-free HVO100 diesel. The new LHM 420 mobile harbour crane was recently delivered to the port and will significantly improve handling capacity in the container and project cargo sector. Find out more

Press releases | 05/17/2021

Tanger Alliance at the TC3 terminal in Tanger Med operating at full capacity with eight new Liebherr ship to shore container cranes

In what marks the end of a very exciting and complex project, and also the start of a new beginning, Tanger Alliance at the TC3 terminal in Tanger Med in Morocco have received the final two of eight Liebherr ship to shore container cranes. The final crane entered service in April 2021 and brings the operational capacity of the new terminal to over 1.5 million TEU per annum. The cranes, which are the first Liebherr STS at Tanger Med, were erected at a remote site in Cadiz, Spain before being shipped two at a time to Morocco. The first cranes were commissioned in October 2020, with four more following in quick succession, allowing the terminal to open for business in January 2021 with six STS cranes. Find out more

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