World’s largest hydraulic crane at the Port of Garston
The Port of Garston in Liverpool, UK, is set to become home to the world’s largest hydraulic crane when the machine completes its journey from Finland later this month. A Mantsinen 200M – the largest machine of its type and the first to come to the UK – is being supplied to ABP by Cooper Specialised Handling, which will also oversee its installation on the north bank of the River Mersey.
The contract for the new Mantsinen 200M at the Port of Garston is one of five separate deals, with an overall value of £6million, which the heavy lifting division of Cooper Handling has concluded with ABP. Cranes have already been delivered to Teignmouth and Swansea, while machines are also destined for the ports of Ipswich and King’s Lynn as part of ABP’s £1billion investment programme to support its customers with innovative logistics solutions.
Mantsinen 200M, can discharge vessels of more than 7,000dwt with ease, ABP can now handle any load from any vessel that can pass through the lock at the Port of Garston. The Mantsinen 200M is the only material handler of hydraulic design that satisfies the Port of Garston’s requirement to handle a 25 tonne load plus attachment weight from the far side of the widest vessel. ABP can now handle any load from any vessel that can pass through the lock at the Port of Garston.