Odense-Built Containership Sea Wolf Equipped With Bromma Telescopic Spreaders

Bromma, Inc. of Greensboro, N.C., a subsidiary of the Swedish Bromma-Smides company of The Axel Johnson Group, has secured a valuable share of the U.S. spreader market for shipboard applications. The new RO/RO-containership Sea Wolf, ordered by Crowley Maritime's Delta Line in 1983 and now under charter to United States Lines, is the first in a series of four sister ships being constructed by the Odense Steel Shipyard in Lindo, Denmark.

Each of the 1,936-TEU vessels is equipped with two Liebherr gantry cranes that are fitted with Bromma telescopic 20/35/40-foot spreaders with a lifting capacity of 40 long tons. The estimated average container handling is 25 units per hour per crane. The spreader on the aft crane is provided with heavy-duty lifting lugs to load and discharge odd-sized equipment with a weight of up to 45 long tons from the lower RO/ RO deck.

All Bromma spreaders supplied for shipboard applications are protected to operate troublefree in tropical climates and in very humid environments.

Bromma is also a big supplier of pierside container-handling spreaders. Bromma's specialty spreader know-how, combined with the latest state-of-the-art design and testing programs, insures reliability, durability, and cost savings for the spreader user.

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