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New mobile port crane for Gosselin Logistics in Deurne

Gosselin Logistics highlights its ambitions with the investment in an additional crane for its terminal on the Albert Canal. On Monday, May 3, the crane will be delivered by inland waterway to the terminal as a kit, and the assembly can begin.

“The widening of the Albert Canal and the expansion of our quay wall have had a positive impact on our activities. Gosselin continues to invest in sustainable and environmentally responsible logistics via inland waterways,” says Marc Smet, CEO of Gosselin Group. “We want to apply inland navigation and multimodal solutions as often as possible to ease the pressure on local and other roads and to offer certainty to our clients. After all, the number of containers being processed continues to rise.”

The new mobile crane has a 51-meter radius and will be deployed primarily for containers and breakbulk cargo. The Konecranes Gottwald Model 5 has a maximum load capacity of 125 tons for heavy lifting jobs and is the perfect supplement for our existing crane.

“Decisions on installations like this are naturally always made in consultation with the local authorities,” Marc Smet says in conclusion. “We’re really happy that we were able to take this important step towards sustainable transport.”

Starting on Monday, May 3, you can follow the assembly of the crane on the other side of the Albert Canal (Schoten side).

Exciting news: our new harbour crane is on its way!

About Gosselin Logistics

Gosselin Logistics is a leading provider of logistics services. With activities ranging from shipping, forwarding and warehouse storage to customs formalities Gosselin Logistics can offer its customers a constant supply chain. Heavy-Gosselin is a division of Gosselin Logistics specialized in industrial projects. 

Gosselin Logistics is a division of the Gosselin Group that has its headquarters in Antwerp, Belgium. The company was founded in 1930 and employs a staff of 800 that generates more than 270 million Euros in turnover.

Work in progress:

New mobile port crane parts waiting to be mounted

May 11, 2021
Impressive crane parts ready and waiting to be mounted to the new mobile port crane.

New mobile part crane parts waiting to be added

May 11, 2021
Crane parts ready and waiting impatiently to be added to the brand new crane.

New mobile port crane work in progress

May 6, 2021
Not finished at all but already looking like a real movie star!

New mobile port crane - work in progress

May 6, 2021
Another beautiful day to continue the construction works of our new crane.

New mobile port crane a solid foundation

May 5, 2021
It takes a solid foundation and weeks of specialist work to put our new crane together.

New mobile port crane work in progress

May 5, 2021
Huge parts of the new mobile harbor crane waiting to be assembled.

New mobile port crane work in progress

May 3, 2021
All crane parts and components have been offloaded now. Specialists from Konecranes Germany are on-site to start with the construction of this Konecranes Gottwald Model 5 crane.

Gosselin stacker moving crane components

May 3, 2021
Our Gosselin container terminal crew is moving the impressive crane components to the right place.

New mobile port crane being offloaded

May 3, 2021
After offloading all parts of the new mobile port crane for Gosselin Logistics, the construction of the crane can begin.

New mobile port crane parts being offloaded

May 3, 2021
What a beautiful day to welcome the newest adding to the Gosselin family!

New port crane ready to be offloaded

May 2, 2021
Our new mobile port crane arrived at the Gosselin headquarters in Antwerp during the weekend. Our perfect location on the Albertkanaal allowed us to ship it via the inland waterways.