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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. is a multi-industry, capital goods manufacturer with nearly 100 manufacturing, distribution, service, and/or office facilities in 26 countries. It is recognized as one of the world’s largest providers of lifting equipment for the global construction industry, including lattice-boom cranes, tower cranes, mobile telescopic cranes, and boom trucks. Manitowoc also is one of the world’s leading innovators and manufacturers of commercial foodservice equipment serving the ice, beverage, refrigeration, food prep, and cooking needs of restaurants, convenience stores, hotels, healthcare, and institutional applications.
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