RHB adds second heavy-lift crane in port of Rotterdam

PRESS RELEASE – Rotterdam stevedore company RHB Stevedoring & Warehousing has bought a second mobile shore crane for loading and unloading of heavy-lift, offshore and project cargo. The company has purchased a Liebherr LHM 550 with a maximum lift capacity of 144 tonnes.

With the LHM 550 and the LHM 600, RHB owns the two largest mobile shore cranes in the port of Rotterdam. The cranes have a lift capacity of 144 and 208 tonnes and a reach of 54 and 58 metres respectively.

When used in tandem, the cranes have a combined lift capacity of 216 tonnes, making them suitable for handling long-size cargo like windmill towers, windmill blades and rails for railroads. The mobile Liebherr LHM 550 and LHM 600 can be deployed at every location on the 730-metre RHB quay. The enhanced crane capacity contributes to the increasing project cargo handling in the port of Rotterdam, the company states.

Author: Tobias Pieffers

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