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Potain cranes go to work on South Korean LNG terminal

9/6/2017

  • Cranes help to build three storage tanks with a capacity of 200 million liters each.

South Korean construction equipment rental company Sunheung Corporate has supplied three Potain MC 310 K12 cranes to work on a liquefied natural gas (LNG) tank at the Boryeong LNG Terminal. Located inside the Yeongbo Industrial Zone in Boryeong, the terminal is co-owned by SK E&S and GS Energy. When completed, it will feature three LNG storage tanks with a capacity of 200 million liters each. There will also be a 45,000 t liquefied petroleum gas tank and a re-gasification plant inside the facility.

The MC 310 K12 has a maximum capacity of 12 t, a maximum radius of 70 m and can lift up to 3.2 t at its jib end.  The cranes were supplied to Sunheung Corporate by Korea International Limited (KIL), the exclusive Potain distributor for South Korea. 

About The Manitowoc Company, Inc.
The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (“Manitowoc”) was founded in 1902 and has over a 117-year tradition of providing high-quality, customer-focused products and support services to its markets and its 2019 net sales were approximately $1.83 billion. Manitowoc is one of the world's leading providers of engineered lifting solutions. Manitowoc, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, and supports comprehensive product lines of mobile telescopic cranes, tower cranes, lattice-boom crawler cranes, and boom trucks under the Grove, Manitowoc, National Crane, Potain, Shuttlelift and Manitowoc Crane Care brand names.
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