Taíno will soon join its sister ship El Coquí, which was delivered in July, in providing services between Jacksonville, Fla., and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Taíno, like El Coquí, will be operated by Crowley’s global ship management group. The newbuild vessel is scheduled to make its maiden voyage to San Juan on Jan. 8 from JAXPORT.
The new Crowley ships, built specifically for the Puerto Rico trade, are 219.5 meters (720 feet), 26,500 deadweight tons (dwt), and can transport up to 2,400 twenty-foot-equivalent container units (TEUs) at a cruising speed of 22 knots.
“I want to congratulate and thank all the men and women at Crowley and VT Halter Marine who helped to bring these marvelous new ships to life,” said Tom Crowley, company chairman and CEO.
“From a business standpoint, Taíno and El Coquí are key components of our integrated logistics offerings that are bringing speed to market and creating a competitive advantage for our customers in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.
“With our own vessels and proprietary transportation and distribution network, we’re reducing friction and complexity while increasing the velocity of customers’ goods moving to market and reducing their landed costs.”(marine crane manufacturer;offshore crane manufacturer)
The TB series crane is designed as an electro-hydraulic driven telescopic boom crane, with integrated electro-hydraulic power unit, delivered as a complete unit ready for installation to vessels. The crane is equipped with hydraulic operated winch, hydraulic operated luffing and hydraulic operator extension and hydraulic operated slewing system.
The crane is installed with a rolled steel pedestal for bolting or welding to deck with a height of 1200mm and pedestal diameter is depend on the SWL of the crane. The standard TB crane will supply with an operator platform. Operator cabin is optional.
The crane and all it associated components / equipment shall be designed in accordance to any leading classification societies which is upon request. The crane shall be tested and adjusted ready for installation by welding or bolting to vessel deck. Power connection shall be provided for electrical supply through integrated electrical slip rings.(marine crane manufacturer;offshore crane manufacturer)
Main Features and advantages
1. Compact design
2. Small footprint
3. Delivered as one complete unit ready for installation to vessels
4. Easy access for periodic maintenance, service and repair
5.24 hours after sales services support.