World Coal * January 2004(Read Full article here, Acrobat Reader required)
Bas Tolhuizen,E-Crane International, The Netherlands,examines the success of modern crane systems.
Swedish port company Mälarhamnar AB, with two locations approximately 100 km west of Stockholm (Västerås and Köping), has recently taken delivery of an E-Crane™ model 11264. This crane, mounted on an existing rail portal, will be primarily used for unloading coal from coasters (5000 DWT) for the local power plant in Västerås. In addition, the machine will be used for handling firewood and peat.