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News | 08/03/2021

Kai Friedrich appointed new Managing Director of Liebherr USA, Co.

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

News | 06/16/2021

Liebherr LHM 800 takes Veemnatie to new heights

Liebherr delivers the largest crane from its portfolio of mobile harbour cranes to Veemnatie’s new terminal. Founded in 2018, the Veemnatie company merger comprises 5de Havendok NV and Steinweg Belgium. The new machine will be used at a recently developed dry bulk terminal in the Port of Antwerp. Find out more

News | 12/03/2020

When dreams come true - in the Liebherr Christmas bakery

Liebherr machines at work: an ordinary sight. But this time our machines were not on a real construction site. Instead, they made dreams come true in the Liebherr Christmas bakery. Find out more

News | 09/23/2020

New digital ways

When COVID-19 halts all travelling, three Liebherr crane experts found new ways to make the assembly of a mobile harbour crane possible. Find out more

News | 08/25/2020

Four Liebherr Board Offshore Cranes for oil platforms in Azerbaijan

Being an offshore crane of the latest generation, the Liebherr BOS crane represents state-of-the-art technology and is the right choice for applications requiring high lifting capacities at medium or high outreaches. Four new cranes of the BOS-series will serve these requirements in 2021 on two offshore platforms in Azerbaijan. The Umid Babek Operating Company (UBOC) was not only impressed by the performance of the crane, but also by the Liebherr service competence and local service network. Find out more

News | 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

News | 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. EUROPORTS Germany used their recently acquired Liebherr LHM 550 mobile harbour cranes to quickly load the containers from Xi'an in China. EUROPORTS Germany plans to expand Rostock into a distribution centre and also to connect Sweden and Italy to the New Silk Road link. Find out more

News | 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

News | 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

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News | 02/17/2020

First Liebherr portal slewing crane in the US

North Carolina Ports opted for a new Liebherr portals lewing crane type LPS 420. The multi purpose machine is equipped with a special designed curve traveling gear that allows the crane to travel a 90 degree curve with a inner radius of 90 metres. The fully assembled crane was handed over in autumn 2019. Find out more

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