Port of San Diego Teams with Ports in Europe for Transport of Massive Mobile Crane

The Port of San Diego is part of an international group of ports – three in Europe and two in the United States - that is processing dozens of components for one of the world's largest mobile heavy lift cranes, named "Big Benny" which was built for the construction of an Intel fabrication plant in Chandler, Arizona.

Big Benny Crane

TTSI was selected as the transporter of the world’s largest mobile crane, nicknamed "Big Benny", from the Port of San Diego Terminal to Chandler, Arizona where the crane is being assembled. Big Benny has a maximum lifting capacity of 3,200 ton

The crane was built for the construction of an Intel fabrication plant, and takes up to 10 days and 210 loads to transport its parts.

Project Details

  • Total volume of 9,000 cbm, fully dismantled
  • 450 truck trips combining Europe & US combined to transport all pieces between ports and site locations
  • From San Diego to Chandler, AZ — 210 Loads/Trips
  • 2 Week Project, Port of San Diego
  • No Incidents





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