Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 6:05pm
Port of Wilmington unloads oversized brewery tanks
Updated Friday, January 11, 2013 - 10:26am
The Port of Wilmington got an unusual shipment Thursday.
|Victory's new tanks when they left Rotterdam, Germany. (Photo courtesy of Victory Brewing Company)|
Oversized brewery tanks, weighing more than 260 tons, were unloaded there using the port's new 100-ton mobile harbor crane.
The tanks from Germany are destined for Victory Brewing Company's new brewery in Chester County, PA.
The new tanks will help Victory with ten brewing operations per day that produce 200 barrels of craft be
The Port of Wilmington serves as a mid-Atlantic gateway for enormous cargo like this. The Port has received and handled wind turbine blades and rocket boosters.
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