A Liebherr LHM 550 mobile harbour crane has been delivered to the Norwegian port of Drammen.
To be used for general cargo and heavy-lift operations, the LHM 550 offers a lifting capacity of 144 tonnes and is fitted with a Liebherr Pactronic hybrid drive system; used for regenerating reverse power when lowering a load.
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Einar Olsen, Norwegian Port of Drammen director said: “We are experiencing a significant container traffic increase in Drammen. Due to the LHM 550 we have sufficient capacity to smoothly handle current container volumes. Moreover, we have capacity available for future growth.”
The new mobile harbour crane has been added to help double the port's container handling capability and joins an LHM 400, which has been operating at the port since 2008.