From left to right: Glen Tellock, Manitowoc chairman and CEO, and Bob Johnson, president of local cr

From left to right: Glen Tellock, Manitowoc chairman and CEO, and Bob Johnson, president of local crane dealer Western Pacific Crane & Equipment, celebrate at the handover with Major General Darry

Donning a giant lei for the occasion, a Grove GMK6300L all-terrain crane received a blessing during its handover to the State of Hawaii Department of Defense. The Grove crane is central to Hawaii’s life support as it will unload container ships during emergencies and natural disasters. The 300-ton capacity crane, which features an 80-meter boom, is based at Honolulu Harbor, the entry-way for the majority of Hawaii’s goods.

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