07.01.2021 / NEW BOXER 5000 S FOR POLAND
Kocks Ardelt has won in November 2020 a tender from DB Port Szczecin/Poland a STS crane with 65 t under spreader. The contract for this Boxer 5000 S was signed at the end of December 2020. This is a mid-range STS crane with a 48 m boom, the crane will have a fixed machinery house and catenaries will assist the rope system.
The entire Szczecin area is to be prepared for a larger container volume and larger ships, not only the new Boxer will be purchased, but also further port equipment is part of the extensive investment. The port authority is also dredging the Swinoujscie-Szczecin shipping channel to a depth of 12 m, compared to a maximum depth of 9.15 m nowadays.