Cleveland Cascades LtdTMS Awards 2021CimbriaTBA GroupPort of South LouisianaThe Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology
  • The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology
  • Coaltrans Asia 2021
  • Bühler GmbH
  • TBA Group
  • TMS Awards 2021
  • Telestack

LiUP crane driver elevator for MHCs

LiUP crane driver elevator for MHCs

(Posted on 21/06/19)

Liebherr Maritime has presented its new LiUP crane driver elevator for mobile harbour cranes at this year’s terminal operator trade fair, TOC Europe in Rotterdam this week. The in-house developed lift has an innovative drive technology and is powered by an electric motor with lithium-ion battery and energy recovery function.

The inhouse developed Liebherr crane driver elevator LiUP is designed to transport the operator in a save and efficient way to his workplace. The LiUP saves the drivers energy and time compared to climbing up several stairs. Service engineers also save themselves the trouble of climbing up stairs to the crane cab to carry out maintenance work. The lift is capable of transporting up to two people or a payload of 200 kg.

The LiUP elevator has already been deployed successfully for a number of years with Liebherr tower cranes and has been awarded the golden innovation prize at the Intermat 2015 in the “Equipment & Components” category. The device features an innovative drive technology powered by an electric motor with lithium-ion battery. This has the great advantage that no disturbing cables are necessary. When the lift is lowered, the drive concept is also able to recover up to 40% of energy.

Innovative Drive System

The device features an innovative drive technology powered by an electric motor with lithium-ion battery, no ropes or cables are necessary. When the lift is lowered, the innovative drive concept is also able to recover up to 40% of energy.

The LiUP has several functions to protect the safety of crane operators and service technicians. The stopping positions are monitored by three limit switches, while a clamp brake reacts when the elevator starts moving too fast. Inductive sensors permanently check whether a guide rail is installed.

Latest News

Cavotec opens in Malaysia to meet Asian growth

(Posted on 16/09/21)

Cavotec is to open a new office in Malaysia to create a stronger presence in the Asian market. Opening... Read more


Goeyvaerts orders two Konecranes MHCs to meet growing demand

(Posted on 13/09/21)

Belgium’s Goeyvaerts-R bvba (Goeyvaerts) has ordered two new eco-efficient Generation 6 Konecranes... Read more


Wärtsilä advances carbon capture in maritime as part of LINCCS

(Posted on 13/09/21)

Wärtsilä will take a central role in developing maritime carbon capture & storage (CCS... Read more


New Liebherr MHC allows Toledo-Lucas to operate bigger grabs

(Posted on 07/09/21)

The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority has taken delivery of new Liebherr mobile harbour crane technology... Read more


DNV helps shipowners navigate technologies to meet GHG targets

(Posted on 02/09/21)

DNV, the world’s leading classification society, has launched its latest Maritime Forecast to... Read more


Alfa Laval’s methanol development reflects spectrum of changes on board

(Posted on 31/08/21)

The marine industry has ambitious decarbonization goals, but the fuel shift required to reach them will... Read more


METIS and Carl Baguhn to deliver greener future for existing ships

(Posted on 31/08/21)

METIS Cyberspace Technology SA has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Carl Baguhn GmbH &... Read more


Su-Nav installs world first water condenser on bulker

(Posted on 29/08/21)

Su-Nav, the integrated ship management company, has rolled out the latest sustainable, green product... Read more


Bedeschi pipe conveyor for Portuguese cement plant

(Posted on 27/08/21)

SECIL Group has awarded Bedeschi with a contract for the supply of a new pipe conveyor to handle different... Read more


Marseille alumina handler to benefit from Siwertell technology

(Posted on 23/08/21)

Bruks Siwertell has won an order for a Siwertell 10,000 S next-generation road-mobile unloader from... Read more


Port of StocktonSailors SocietyTOC EventsViganVan AalstTelestack
  • Vigan
  • TOC Events
  • Sailors Society

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest global news in bulk cargo handling and shipping