Had you seen them arrive, it would have been a sight to marvel at – three 2,100 tonne cranes arriving via large ship into Waitemata Harbour from China.
At $20 million each, they were the newest addition to the Ports of Auckland (POA) suite of five other cranes, received in October 2018.
Complete with full LED lighting and solar panels installed on the roof of the machine house, dual twin spreaders, and standing at 82.3 metres high to the apex – the driver’s cab sits more than 10m higher than POA’s current cranes.
One day, Renee Nepia hopes to call one of those cabs – and any others should the opportunity arise – her office.
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