• Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg strengthen its fleet of cranes

    2022 June 22

    Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg strengthen its fleet of cranes

    Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb, a company of PORT ONE) has expanded its fleet of handling equipment with the fourth LIEBHERR LHM 550 mobile harbor manipulator.

    The mobile harbour manipulator’s lifting capacity is 144 tonnes, jib length is 54 meters. After registration with Rostekhnadzor and Gostekhnadzor, the LIEBHERR crane will be involved in handling of dry bulk cargo.

    The LHM 550 mobile harbor manipulator was delivered by sea-going transport from Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg (a company of PORT ONE). The crane redeployment was carried out by specialists of SMM Group.

    Overall, the process of preparation, coordination with the RS, rolling onto a barge, securing, transporting, further unsecuring and rolling off the equipment from the vessel took five working days.

    Previously, the Vityaz crane with a lifting capacity of 63 tonnes was delivered from Ust-Luga to Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg for general cargo handling. SP SPb currently operates 42 portal cranes and mobile harbor manipulators.

    About the companies:

    PORT ONE is a Group of Russian stevedoring and freight forwarding companies. PORT ONE companies are Transportation Assets Management LLC, Sea Port of Saint Petersburg JSC, Container Terminal Saint Petersburg CJSC, Universal Handling Complex, Tuapse Commercial Sea Port JSC, Taganrog Commercial Sea Port JSC, Universal Forwarder LLC. The core business of the Group is the development of transportation assets and their effective integration into international logistic chains.

    SMM Group is a leading Russian manufacturer of heavy lifting equipment for ports, transport terminals, shipyards and industrial enterprises.