Italy-based harbour crane and offshore cranes specialist Italgru Srl has reported a number of new orders for 2019 and early 2020 delivery.
On the mobile harbour crane (MHC) side of the business, there are orders for four Model IMHC 1580 cranes in two-rope variant, for customers in Italy, Algeria and Vietnam.
Two IMHC 2120 E diesel electric cranes in two-rope variant are headed for Tanzania and a pair of two-rope IMHC 2120s are going to Belgium, along with two of Italgru’s most powerful MHCs, model IMHC 3160, again in two -rope variant.
Another two IMHC 3160s, this time in four-rope variant for dedicated bulk handling, will be supplied to India. Four 30t and two 50t pedestal offshore crane are also on order.
The company is engaged negotiations for a further 12 IMHCs ranging from 60t to 150t maximum capacity under hook, and up to 28 offshore cranes ranging from 20t to 100t.
Larger Italgru MHCs from the IMHC 1580 (in its 80t capacity version) and above are fitted with generator engines >560 kW [>700 kVA] and thus supplies to European customers will in due course be subject to EU Stage V emission limits. During the transition period, Italgru is continuing to fit Stage II generator engines, but can supply Stage V on request.
Emission limits are also being tightened in India, an important market for Italgru. All its cranes delivered to India are supplied with an electric motor in the machinery house to run on shore power.