Lift your cranes to the next level
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.
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.
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.
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.
Reliability in every crane applicationWhether 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.