The UK’s port of Blyth has ordered its first fully electric mobile harbour crane (MHC) – a Konecranes Gottwald ESP.6.

Port of Blyth Aerial

The unit, which will be delivered in April, will be stationed at the relaunched Bates Clean Energy Terminal. It can lift up to 125 tonnes. 

Located midway between Aberdeen (Scotland) and Great Yarmouth (England), the port of Blyth is home to a mature supply chain of offshore energy related businesses. The gateway said the crane will to be used to support offshore wind projects in the North Sea.