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New Images Of Massive Cranes Loading Onto Ship In Cork Harbour

23rd February 2017
The first of three giant cranes is loaded onto the heavy lift vessel Albatross at Cobh on Wednesday 22 February The first of three giant cranes is loaded onto the heavy lift vessel Albatross at Cobh on Wednesday 22 February Photo: Bob Bateman

#CorkHarbour - The first of three Liebherr cranes has been loaded onto the Albatross heavy lift vessel at the Port of Cork.

As previously reported on Afloat.ie, the three 85-metre-tall cranes — each weighing more than 1,000 tonnes — are bound for Puerto Rico after being assembled from kit form at Cobh by employees from the Liebherr plan in Kerry.

Liebherr Marine has posted photos captured by drone as the first crane was loaded onto the specially adapted Albatross in Cork Harbour yesterday (Wednesday 22 February):

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2 comments

  • Comment Link Gene aherne 26th February 2017 posted by Gene aherne

    Is it possible to get near enough to see

  • Comment Link Barry Holt 24th February 2017 posted by Barry Holt

    These'd look really impressive at Ringaskiddy there, or up at Tivoli... Can't we hang on to them, let on pirates had 'em away or something!?

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