New Orleans gets two container gantry cranes

NEW ORLEANS—The Port of New Orleans received two new container gantry cranes May 2, to be installed at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal.

“This vital investment in our container operations will position the Port of New Orleans as one of the most productive and efficient container ports in the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic region,” said Port President and CEO Gary LaGrange.

The following video shows the cranes arriving at the Port and details how they'll be used and why they're the largest and most productive cranes that have been been installed at the Port of New Orleans:

Video narration provided by online editor Sam Pfeifle. Video supplied by Port of New Orleans.