Konecranes Gottwald MHC for Bremer Weserport
(Posted on 11/09/18)
Konecranes have supplied a mobile harbor crane with a new drive concept to Weserport in Bremen in June 2018. Weserport uses the crane in Terminal 1 of Bremen's Industriehafen for loading and unloading general cargo and handling project loads.
The new Model 6 mobile harbor crane in the G HMK 6507 two-rope variant offers Weserport a maximum lifting capacity of 125 tons and a radius of up to 51 meters. It features the new drive concept recently unveiled at TOC Europe 2018, one of the world's leading shipping, ports and terminal events. The drive concept incorporates Konecranes' proven hybrid technology, which includes a new 625 kW diesel engine in addition to electrostatic short-term energy storage media (ultracaps).
Heiner Delicat, Managing Director Weserport: "With the mobile harbor crane from Konecranes, we have opted for a highly productive and eco-efficient crane with a new-generation drive system. The maximum lifting capacity of the new crane is more than twice as high as that of our old portal slewing crane, enabling us to develop and serve new areas of business. Our crane operators received training from Konecranes in Düsseldorf to exploit the crane's full potential. They value the crane's performance and, above all, its user-friendliness".
In its new drive concept for mobile harbor cranes, Konecranes combines, depending on the crane model, Volvo Penta 625 kW diesel engines with one or more 125 kW ultracap modules. The new concept, which includes optional SCR exhaust technology, thus not only meets the EPA Tier 4f emission standards, but also the requirements of the
EU Stage V.
Giuseppe Di Lisa, Sales & Marketing Director of Konecranes’ Business Unit Mobile Harbor Cranes: "After extensive and successful tests during terminal operation, we are successively introducing the new drive concept in our entire range of mobile harbor cranes. During the transition phase, all current drive configurations will remain available. Our customers benefit from numerous advantages of the new drive concept, including reduced fuel consumption and exhaust emissions. The concept also allows downsizing of the diesel engine and simplifies service, since in future we will use the unit across our whole range of mobile harbor cranes.”
AXSMarine, a pioneer and market leader in the provision of advanced solutions for shipping professionals... Read more
Leading marine software company, Helm Operations, has announced that it now has more than 3000 vessels... Read more
The family business Joyce Krane from Karratha recently ordered an LHM 280 Mobile Harbour Crane. The... Read more
Phoenix is proud to announce its new partnership with JMC Capital Partners of Boston, Massachusetts.... Read more
The acquisition of lifeboat solution provider Norsafe is another boost for VIKING’s worldwide... Read more
The ABB Ability Marine Pilot Control dynamic positioning (DP) system, unveiled at the maritime trade... Read more
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has introduced a new breakbulk cargo stowage solution, the Breakbulk Optimiser... Read more
Thordon Bearings is offering its award-winning COMPAC seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearing system... Read more
The technology group Wärtsilä has announced the introduction of its new Nacos Platinum solid... Read more
Alfa Laval has a unique depth of expertise in marine fuel treatment, encompassing not just fuel separators... Read more