Liebherr, one of the largest construction machine manufacturers in the world that experts in crane technology for the ports and terminals industry, has received an order for 2 megamax ship-to-shore (STS) container cranes for the MSC Gate Terminal Bremerhaven, Germany.

The cranes are scheduled for handover before the end of 2020 and have an outreach of 73 m – 25 container rows – a back reach of 25 m, a span of 30.48 m and a lift height over rail of 51.2 m, which makes the largest cranes sold by Liebherr and easily able to handle the biggest ships in the world.

MSC Gate Bremerhaven is a joint venture between terminal operator Eurogate and Terminal Investments Limited (TIL), a related company of MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company), the second-largest container shipping line in the world, and which operates the berths and terminal facilities exclusively for MSC vessels.