World’s largest ship-to-shore cranes at MedPort Taniger in Morocco

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Port operator APM Terminals has overseen delivery of the world’s largest ship-to-shore cranes at MedPort Tangier in Morocco.

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The giant cranes measured 144 meters when boomed up and weighed 2,500 tonnes. They were Manufactured by ZPMC in Shanghai delivered aboard a Zhen Hua heavy-lift vessel.

“The three cranes represent the world’s largest double trolley STS cranes [and] will enable fast, safe and efficient loading and unloading services to some of the largest container ships on the sea,” a spokesperson for APM Terminals said.

The shipment is part of a total of 12 cranes to be delivered as part of construction work  at the planned deepwater terminal. The port will serve as a transshipment hub for Maersk Line and its alliance partners.

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