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Liebherr celebrates 300th delivery of LHM 550 mobile crane

Photo: Liebherr Cranes Liebherr lhm-550 handover
Liebherr is celebrating the 300th delivery of a Liebherr LHM 550 mobile harbour crane to Polish port operator Port Gdańsk Eksploatacja.

The mobile crane will primarily be used for bulk handling. This is the 300th order of this crane type in total.

The new machine will primarily be used for bulk handling of coke, coal and scrap metal

For the company, which carries out handling activities on a total area of over 89 hectares, it is one of the largest investments in the company's thirty-year history. The crane supplied has a boom length of 48 metres and a lifting capacity of up to 104 tonnes.

"We want to increase the effectiveness, functionality and speed of our services. The quality of our work processes will improve significantly. This will have a positive impact on our handling rate. In addition, our customers can expect faster handling of the commissioned vessels. We greatly appreciate the extraordinary mobility of this machine,”  commented Radosław Stojek, Chairman of the Board of Port Gdańsk Eksploatacja.

The delivery of the first LHM 550 to Kuwait in 2010 and it has become the most popular crane type in the Liebherr mobile harbour crane portfolio.

In terms of sales per country, India leads the ranking with 23 units sold, closely followed by Italy and the USA. In the 2021 sales year alone, 26 LHM 550s were sold worldwide.