XCMG telecrawler in Europe

By Christian Shelton15 August 2019

XGC55TE telecrawler at work in Bulgaria - 03

The crane has a five-section, 41 metre boom

Chinese crane manufacturer XCMG has delivered its first XCG55TE telescopic crawler crane in Europe. The 55-tonne capacity crane is being used on the TurkStream project jobsite - a natural gas pipeline running from the Russian Federation to Turkey. It was delivered to a contractor in Bulgaria by XCMG’s Bulgarian dealer Ingconsult.

XGC55TE telecrawler at work in Bulgaria - 02

The XGC55TE telecrawler has a lifting capacity of 55 tonnes

According to XCMG, the crane complies with the 2006/42/EC European machinery directive. It has a five-section, 41 metre boom and can be equipped with a jib between 9.5 to 16 metres.

XGC55TE telecrawler at work in Bulgaria - 01

The XGC55TE is the first unit to be delivered in Europe

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