J3576 : Mantsinen 300 crane, Belfast harbour (August 2019)

taken 3 years ago, near to Queens Island, Cliftonville, Skegoneill, Ballymacarret and Whitehouse, Northern Ireland

Mantsinen 300 crane, Belfast harbour (August 2019)
Mantsinen 300 crane, Belfast harbour (August 2019)
A Mantsinen 300 HybriLift crane, at work, discharging coal from the bulk carrier “Orient Transit” J3576 : The "Orient Transit", Belfast harbour (August 2019). “Belfast Harbour has invested £3m in the world’s largest hydraulic crane to enhance its cargo handling capacity. The 370 tonne crane can manage individual lifts of up to 50 tonnes.  Manufactured in Finland, the ‘Mantsinen 300M’ offers additional flexibility and capacity for Belfast Harbour which handles over 23m tonnes of cargo annually. At almost 40m high, the crane will be the largest crane of its kind operating in any British or Irish port, and can unload and load multiple types of cargo.  It is designed to discharge up to 1,000 tonnes of bulk cargo such as grain or animal feed per hour” - harbour press release dated 28 December 2018.
Stormont Wharf, Belfast

Wharf at the Victoria Channel, Belfast docks. The wharf was constructed 1956-62 by Charles Brand & Son, to provide a total lineal quayage of 580 metres; this was further extended by an additional 250 metres which was completed in 2009. Stormont Wharf is now one of the longest deep water quays in Ireland.

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Monday, 26 August, 2019   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 27 August, 2019
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Docks, Harbours 
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Belfast  Stormont Wharf 
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Irish: geotagged! J 354 763 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:37.0306N 5:54.2297W
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Irish: geotagged! J 355 761
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