Ship Photos of the Day – Giant Gantry Cranes Arrive in Los Angeles

The heavy-lift vessel Zen Hua 19 arrived in Los Angeles carrying two new gantry cranes for the West Basin Container Terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.

According to the Port of LA, the cranes cleared the Vincent Thomas Bridge by just six feet as the vessel was guided in by the Los Angeles Port Pilots.

The West Basin Container Terminal currently includes 13 post-Panamax ship to shore cranes, 19 transtainers, 39 tophandlers, and more than 170 yard hustlers, helping move more than 800,000 containers per year.

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Photos courtesy Port of Los Angeles via Facebook