Britain’s new super-port takes delivery of giant cranes

Giant cranes taller than the London Eye sailed into the Thames Estuary and berthed at the UK’s new global shipping port, DP World’s London Gateway, at the end of a two-month sea voyage from China. The London Eye could be rolled underneath the three new cranes, which measure 138 meters tall at full height.

The cranes will operate on a new quay wall which is 2.7 kilometers in length with foundations that are 16 storeys deep into the ground (50 meters deep).


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