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Ship carrying giant container cranes docks in Oakland – Source CNET Tech


The Zhen Hua 35 passes by Oakland’s Middle Harbor Shoreline Park.

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An unusual ship carrying an unusual cargo docked at the Port of Oakland on Tuesday. Secured to the deck of the Zhen Hua 35 heavy load carrier were three giant container cranes bound for the Port’s International Container Terminal.

Purchased from Shanghai-based ZPM for $30 million by the Stevedoring Services of America, which manages the offloading and loading of ships at the port, the cranes will be the tallest ever at the port with a lift height of 174 feet above the dock and a reach across a ship’s deck of 225 feet (in…

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