Rapidly growing shipyard KTU places large order of Nemag Clamshell grabs

Clamshell grab

PT Karya Teknik Utama - most notable for its rapid growth due to great demand in the last 30 years - is building ten floating crane barges to be finished by the end of 2024.

These barges are designated for the transshipment of coal. For the highest transloading performance, each barge will be equipped with a heavy-duty MacGregor crane and a NEMAG Clamshell.

The cranes are designed for 1,800,000 load cycles and are each equipped with a mechanical NEMAG Clamshell grab of 39m3 to ensure optimal efficiency and turnover.

Leading Indonesia's Maritime Sector

Karya Teknik Utama has been a part of Indonesia’s maritime and agriculture industry for over 30 years. From shipbuilding, shipping, ports, plantation and finance, they have established themselves as a reliable and trustworthy partner. 

We look forward to continue our cooperation in the future.

PT Karya Teknik Utama shipyard



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Crane capacityIs the Safe Working Load of your crane in tons in grab duty, i.e. the total sum of grab dead weight and payload.

PayloadIs the nett load of cargo in the grab. Because it’s linked with the grab weight it will be filled in automatically.

Grab weightIs the Dead weight of your existing grab. Not sure? Check your grab manual, CE declaration, or on the ID plate on your grab.

Grab rope withdrawal lengthIs the length of the closing rope which needs to be pulled out in order to close the grab (not to confuse with the total reeved in grab rope length).

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