Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock crane collapse during testing

Liebherr Addresses Crane Collapse in Rostock
May 10, 2020 by Mike Schuler

An screengrab from video showing the crane collapse, May 2, 2020.
Crane manufacturer Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock has addressed the crane collapse on board newbuild offshore installation vessel at a Liebherr yard in Rostock, Germany earlier this month.

In a statement, the company said the accident during an overload test of the crane was the result a broken crane hook provided by a third-party supplier.

The incident took place May 2 during load testing of a 5,500-tonne capacity Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock HLC 295000 crane on board the Orion 1, a newbuild offshore wind installation vessel being built for DEME.

The vessel, which is under construction by COSCO (QIDONG) Offshore, arrived at the Liebherr construction yard last November for installation of the crane – the final phase in the construction process.

Two people suffered serious injury when the crane collapsed. Happened May 2, 2020


By: jesusmessenger (2724.90)

Tags: Crane, collapse, failure,

Location: Germany

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