August 25 - Poole is the first port in the UK to take a delivery of a Sennebogen 6130 Harbour Crawler Crane, which has a maximum lift capacity of 84 tonnes.

"Earlier this year work began on a specification with Sennebogen and E H Hassell & Sons that included a compact crane, with high duties capable of handling up to 25 tonnes, a 4 m pylon, and a unique telescopic elevating cab," said Paul Gillingham, engineering manager at Poole Harbour Commissioners.

"We also included a hydraulic tag line to operate bulk grabs up to 20 tonnes capacity," he added.