New LIEBHERR Crane launched at Moby Dik.

As part of its equipment upgrade programme, Moby Dik (part of the Global Ports Group) has put into operation a new mobile harbour crane, the LIEBHERR LHM 420. The crane was manufactured at LIEBHERR’s facility in Rostock (Germany) and delivered by sea to the terminal in fully-assembled condition.

Мобильный портовый кран LIEBHERR LHM 420

Moby Dik’s new crane is one of the cutting-edge models offered by LIEBHERR. The crane has a high lifting capacity compared to its weight and due to a special design of its undercarriage, has multi-directional capability – forward, backward and sidewards. With a maximum radius of 48 meters, the LHM 420 is the ideal crane for handling vessels of different classes. All functions of the crane can be controlled either from the cabin or via remote control.

The LHM 420 has an efficient diesel engine and all mechanisms are hydraulically driven, allowingthe smooth change of operating speeds from zero to the maximum.

Key parameters of the crane:

  • • maximum lifting capacity on the hook – 120 t
  • • lifting capacity on the hook at maximum outreach – 35 t
  • • minimum and maximum outreach – 11m and 48m, respectively
  • • maximum lifting height – 45m
  • • own weight – 380 t


Mody Dik is a specialized container terminal located in Kronstadt (Kotlin Island), at the entrance to the St Petersburg harbour. Moby Dik is located in the immediate vicinity of Hyundai and Nissan automobile factories. The terminal is a partnership between the Global Ports Group (75%) and Container Finance Group (Finland) (25%).

  • • Site area – 15.1 ha
  • • Capacity – 400,000 TEUs
  • • Berth length – 321 m
  • • Berth depth – 10.3 m
  • • Capacity of the container yard – 7,500 TEUs
  • • Reefer yard capacity – 450 plugs

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Global Ports Investments PLC is the leading operator of container terminals in the Russian market i. Global Ports’ terminals are located in the Baltic and Far East Basins, key regions for Russian cargo flows. Global Ports operates five container terminals in Russia (Petrolesport, First Container Terminal, Moby Dik and Ust-Luga Container Terminal in the port of Saint Petersburg and Ust Luga port cluster, Vostochnaya Stevedore Company in the Vostochny Port) and two container terminals in Finland and logistics facilities Yanino and Logistika-Terminal near Saint Petersburg. The Group includes Vopak E.O.S., a petroleum terminal in Estonia. Global Ports is developing as a strategic partnership of N Trans Group and APM Terminals, a company of A.P.Moller-Maersk A/S group.

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i. By cargo turnover in 2016, according to ASOP data.

  • 13.07.2017