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Get the most out of your cranes and crane applications with the Digital Enterprise

Availability, productivity and safety play a decisive role in crane applications. As a close partner of the industry, we have extensive knowledge concerning control and automation applications for cranes. Whether for shipyards, terminals, steelworks or power plants, our solutions help to ensure reliable, energy-efficient crane operation around the world.

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Harbor cranes

Innovative SIMOCRANE solutions for container terminals

Increased availability, productivity, and maximum safety are key factors for successfully operating harbor cranes in container terminals. Siemens has developed a comprehensive automation and software portfolio that supports you with innovative solutions along the entire value chain. Digitalization also plays an increasingly important role, thanks to sophisticated simulation and control software.

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Heavy lifting in the industry with SIMOCRANE solutions

Cranes play an important role in many industries where the fast and precise handling of large and heavy goods is mandatory to enable optimal throughput and logistics. Being a worldwide leader in automation for decades, Siemens has developed a comprehensive portfolio that supports building and operating cranes in industrial environments in an optimal way.    

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Additional support

Siemens’ support for industry doesn’t end with hardware and software. Additionally, you’ll find profound trainings for our SIMOCRANE and SIMATIC product range as well as modernization services that optimize your cranes along their entire life cycle.

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SIMOTICS: Motors for Harbor Cranes

With SIMOTICS, Siemens has the most comprehensive portfolio of electric motors worldwide. Innovative drive technology for all industries, applications and power classes. 

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Digital solutions for cranes and equipment - Digital Enterprise

Discover our digital solutions and unlock the potential with digitalization: Simulation solutions & Digital Twin, IT Security, Data analysis and Predictive Maintenance, Terminal Supervisor System, Remote Crane Management System and more. 


A higher level of crane automation in container terminals means more efficiency, greater productivity and, in particular, more safety. 

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Digital Enterprise – Realize your digital transformation

With the Digital Enterprise portfolio, Siemens is driving the digital transformation of the industry – the seamless integration of automation, software and cutting-edge technologies will take the industry to the next level of efficiency. Discover how you can benefit from merging the virtual and the real world and the possibilities provided by the Digital Twins of product, machine, plant, and the entire production. In order to facilitate the start and implementation of digitalization, we offer comprehensive consulting and to develop a digitalization strategy and roadmap together with you. Discover the possibilities for your company.

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Reliability in every crane application

Whether for the efficient, cost-effective dispatch of container ships or to enable central crane management for a widely distributed network of systems: As a partner of the industry, we offer a broad range of modular solutions for industrial and dockside cranes.

In 1891, Siemens delivered the first electrical crane to the Hamburg port. Since, Siemens has developed numerous innovations in the M1 market segment, resulting in over 5,500 container cranes that are equipped with Siemens drive and control technology all around the world. With the growing size of vessels, cranes grew in size, too. Moreover, increasing demands for faster turnover times, higher safety standards, and maximum productivity resulted in a current stream of innovations, in both automation hardware and software. Since digitalization started to change all industries, Siemens has offered tailored simulation and control tools that enable to optimize logistics as well as the electrical and crane layouts.

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A dependable partner for crane applications

Whether for the efficient, cost-effective dispatch of container ships or to enable central crane management for a widely distributed network of systems: As a partner of the industry, we offer a broad range of modular solutions for industrial and dockside cranes.

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Committed partner of the crane industry

The world’s safest, most productive, energy-efficient and reliable cranes are driven, controlled and automated by Siemens. Our comprehensive and innovative portfolio, our decades of experience and industry-specific applications have made us a preferred partner for crane operators all over the world.

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