Supply and installation of a port Tower Crane with a capacity of 5 tons for launching boats at the Port of Calais, France.

In October 2021 TNW, in collaboration with its French partner, delivered, assembled and tested for the port authority of Calais a Tower Crane with an arm 11 m long, a total height of 10 m and a lifting capacity of 5 tons guaranteed over the whole arm length.

The counterweight revolving crane (electrical rotation +/- 90° -  180 °) is used for handling two types of boats:

  • boats with length up to 6.40 m and height 2.55 m weight 1.45 tons
  • boats with length up to 9.45 m height 3.32 m weight 3.5 tons.

The structure was built and pre-assembled at TNW operating unit in Gazzaniga, in lots suitable for exceptional transport by truck.

During manufacturing particular attention was paid to the surface protection cycle selected for the machine, suitable to withstand highly corrosive marine environments.