High performance in all applicationsESP.9

Our ESP.9 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes are designed as high-performance cranes for cargo handling to serve vessels up to super post-Panamax class. They have a working radius of up to 61 m, lifting capacities of up to 200 t and lifting speeds of up to 140 m/min. In the two-rope variant, these cranes offer high flexibility when handling containers as well as general and project cargo. As four-rope grab cranes (as ESP.9B), they have a 74 t grab load curve to handle bulk cargo.



ESP.9 mobile harbor cranes are replacing Model 8 cranes

ESP.9 – for handling all types of cargo

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Loading and unloading of fully laden containers to serve vessels of super post-Panamax class:

  • Single-lift up to the 20th row
  • Twin-lift up to the 17th row
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General cargo

For fast and efficient handling of all types of general cargo:

  • Powerful 74 t lifting capacity curve up to 44 m
  • Lifting speeds of up to 120 m/min
Project cargo handling

Project cargo

For precise handling of bulky and heavy project cargo:

  • 200 t lifting capacity up to a radius of 20 m
  • 125 t lifting capacity up to a radius of 29 m
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Bulk cargo

High-performance bulk handling on Capesize class vessels:

  • 63 t grab load curve in A8 classification up to a radius of 38 m
  • 74 t grab load curve in A7 classification up to a radius of 39 m

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Technical specifications

Dimensions and weight

Radius [mm]
- Minimum radius 12,000 12,000
- Maximum radius 59,000 / 61,000 50,000
Boom pivot point [mm] 23,600 / 29,300 23,600
Tower cab [mm] (eye level) 27,000 / 32,700 29,600
Weight [t] (approx.) various 635


Chassis dimensions ESP.9 ESP.9B
Chassis in travel mode [mm] 22,200 x 9,600 22,200 x 9,600
Propping base [mm] 18,300 x 13,000 18,300 x 13,000
Travel gear dimensions
Axles 10 10
Steered axles 10 10
Driven axles 2 (3) 2 (3)
Crab steering [°] 25 25
Vertical axle compensation [mm] ± 250 ± 250

Working and traveling speeds

Hoisting/lowering [m/min] 0 – 120 0 – 140
Slewing [rpm] 0 – 1.6 0 – 1.6
Luffing, average [m/min] 65 65
Traveling [m/min] 0 – 80 0 – 80

Smart crane features for safety, ergonomics and performance

We offer many innovative smart crane features for our Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes – from intelligent and digital solutions for general crane operation to helpful features for individual cargo types. These offer a high level of safety for staff, cargo and equipment. You also increase comfort for crane operators and service technicians in addition to improving availability and handling rates.

Let’s talk about how our ESP.9 cranes can improve your terminal

Discover our crane types

Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes have been developed for all types of terminals. They can be moved quickly and easily around the entire terminal on their rubber-tired chassis. For terminals with lower quay loads and smaller surface areas, we offer other crane types – mounted on:



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We have offered our Konecranes Gottwald Cranes on Barge for terminal-independent operation for more than 15 years. Whether on the shore,…


Our mobile harbor crane technology is also generally designed to be mounted on a pedestal directly on the terminal floor. This is one…

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