The USA’s Port Canaveral is adding a Liebherr LHM 600 mobile harbour crane to support its growing cargo operations.


The LHM 600 will have a lifting capacity up to 154 tons (140 tonnes) and a jib length of 200 ft (61 m).

“This new mobile harbour crane is an important acquisition to enhance our abilities to accommodate an expanding portfolio of diverse cargo, especially at the pace we are projecting in the coming year,” said port ceo Captain John Murray. “This crane will have greater lift capability that will also meet the needs of the expanding commercial space enterprise in our region.”

In August, the Canaveral Port Authority board of commissioners approved the USD7.4 million acquisition of the crane, which will be offset by a USD2.8 million grant from the Florida Department of Transportation. The mobile harbour crane is expected to arrive at Port Canaveral in December 2023.