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Two of the six post-Panamax container gantry cranes ordered by MOL's TraPac Terminal at the Port of Jacksonville, Fla., arrived on June 16 and cleared the troublesome Dames Point bridge on the full-moon low tide with about five feet to spare.
The cranes were manufactured by Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. in Japan and shipped to Jacksonville by Dock Express.
The cranes have the capacity to lift 50 long tons and reach across 19 containers, about the width of the Emma Maersk.
These are the first two electric canes placed in operation at the Port of Jacksonville. All six of the Mitsui post-Panamax cranes to be installed at the TraPac Terminal will …