Rubber tyre gantry cranes (RTG)
Rubber tyre gantry cranes (RTG)

The RTGs have a unique hoist rope reeving arrangement which results in extremely effective no-sway features in trolley travel, gantry travel and load skew directions. Liebherr RTGs regularly achieve load throughput figures which are 35%/40% higher than those of RTGs with a conventional 2-fall vertical rope reeving arrangement.

8 wheel and 16 wheel gantry configurations are available, both drive systems are direct drive chainless design.

Standard features:

  • SWL 40.6 tonnes / 40 long tons
  • Hoist speed empty spreader 56 m/min
  • Hoist speed 40.6 tonnes 28 m/min
  • Trolley speed 70 m/min
  • Gantry speed max.. 130 m/min
  • Simultaneous hoist, trolley and gantry (positioning) motions
  • All-electric spreader with 20 ft. and 40 ft. positions
  • Liebherr AC drive control systems
  • Energy chain for trolley supply
  • Liebherr Visuscan RTG management system

Special features available:

  • Hoisting height up to 1-over-6 containers
  • 8 containers wide plus truck lane
  • 50.8 tonnes / 50 long tons twin lift
  • 65 tonnes / 64 long tons twin lift
  • Liebherr DC drive control systems
  • DGPS automatic gantry steering
  • DGPS automatic container position recognition

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Rubber tyred gantry crane