Humber Container Terminal Lands Two STS Cranes in Immingham – Video
Two new ship to shore cranes worth £11.5 million arrived at the Port of Immingham, recently, the latest major milestone in the Humber Container Terminal expansion.
The cranes are part of a £33million upgrade and improvement programme at Immingham Container Terminal to future proof the terminal, extend its footprint, maximise efficiencies and improve the service to customers.
The delivery of these amazing pieces of machinery arrive after, earlier this year, six electric rubber tyre gantry cranes worth £7million arrived at the terminal, and are now commissioned and in use.
The newly expanded terminal, along with the recent expansion in its sister terminal in the Port of Hull means that the Humber has now the best equipped and located container port offer for retailers and suppliers to access their goods across the Midlands and the North of England.
The new ship to shore cranes are supplied by Kalmar JV with Rainbow Cargotec Industries. The cranes will make working on the terminal more efficient and increase productivity. Their simplified modular design is lightweight and durable, making maintenance easier and has been tailored to Immingham Container Terminal’s exact needs.
These cranes are designed to load and unload sea-going vessels for ISO-standard containers. Now the cranes have arrived and following a commissioning period, a full training & familiarisation programme will be provided by Kalmar and delivered to the Immingham Container Terminal operatives.
The cranes were transported to Immingham from China on Jumbo’s heavy lift vessel Fairpartner. HeavyLiftNews reported the loading of the cranes with a video in January. Scroll down for the link to this report with video.