The beginning of transporting the SSG Cranes to quayside location

Organizing the transport from sea to quayside location.
Organizing the transport from sea to quayside location.

The transportation will happen rolling on steel tracks.
The transportation will happen rolling on steel tracks.
Mobile Crane helping out getting the pieces together.
Mobile Crane helping out getting the pieces together.
One happy crane operator, Aytac Muzaffer Caglar
One happy crane operator, Aytac Muzaffer Caglar
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Yes. More pictures of our beloved babies.
Yes. More pictures of our beloved babies.

Facts about the new container cranes:
* Two of the world’s most modern , quietest zero emission cranes
* Produced in Hanko, Finland Konecranes Finland Corporation Oy
* The cranes have somewhat greater capacity than today’s cranes and are designed for both single and twin lift.
* Weight approximately 900 tons
* The cranes are approximately 45 meters high to boom (about 90 meters with raised arm)
* Maximum lift height is 33 meters , and they take ships with up to 14 containers wide. Maximum lifting capacity is 85 tons heavy lift hook.
* The cranes will replace the Oslo Airport’s oldest container cranes (STS cranes ).
* The cranes were purchased by the Port Authority , but will be operationally managed by Yilport which is the container terminal operator in Oslo.
* Price – approximately 70 million NOK per crane.

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