We have the right crane for every job!

This is an overview of the different types of cranes with their specific characteristics.

types of cranes

From 30 up to 1600 tons

Crawler Crane

Crawler cranes have their own chassis with caterpillars that provide mobility and stability. The crane’s configuration, such as mast length, jib and superlift, can be adjusted per project. Crawler cranes can travel with loads and have a high degree of flexibility with regard to their use. Van Schaften has a large fleet  with various types of crawler cranes, so that we can meet the demands of our customers.

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Lattice Boom Mobile Crane

This type of crane combines the mobility of mobile cranes with the flexibility of crawler cranes. Mobile cranes with a lattice boom are extremely suitable for installing wind turbines. Specific configurations for different types of wind turbines are possible and the speed of mobile cranes makes their productivity high. Van Schaften  has a number of these cranes in their fleet. Have you any questions? Please, contact us.

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Telescopic Crawler Crane

Telescopic crawler cranes have the best of two worlds. A flexible and fast telescopic boom on a stable and solid track frame. These cranes are also very manoeuvrable and will  travel with a full load. Crawler cranes do not need to be positioned on outriggers like mobile cranes, they can be mobilised fast and are immediately   ready for the next lifting job. View our fleet of cranes and feel free to contact us for advice or a quote.

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Rough Terrain Crane

These cranes are extremely suitable for work in difficult circumstances. Rough terrain cranes can reach places where normal mobile cranes can not come and they are are extremely flexible.The compact crane is ideal for short trips on all types of terrain, including less accessible areas. These machines are perfect for work at project sites where so called ‘pick and carry’ work is required.

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Mobile Crane

Mobile telescopic cranes are flexible cranes that can be set up quickly and have the advantage that they can also be used for short-term lifting jobs. Mobile cranes are used in many sectors. Mobile cranes are versatile and flexible in their use. They are permitted on public roads and the time required  for mobilisation at site is very limited. Van Schaften  has mobile cranes from 30 to 750 tonnes. We can always provide you with  The crane you need.

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FOR Rental


Capacity  1.600 ton  
Mainboom  102 m   
Luffing jib   96 ton 
Super lift with tray
Hook block  125 ton, 3-sheaves, ball- weight 16 ton  
Central ballast  20 ton
Counterweight  245 ton


Capacity   750 ton
Mainboom   165 m
Fixed jib   15 m
Configuration  SXD4F2B
Counterweight  170 ton 
Hook block  320/160 ton 2x 5- sheaves   
Drive 16x8


Capacity  100 ton  
Mainboom  52 m 
2 winches   
Jack-up system for self-mounting 2.9 m assembly jib
Counterweight  32 ton 
Hook block  60 ton, 3-sheaves

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Schaften leasing BV
Ringersstraat 11
3125 BP Schiedam
+31 10 238 07 00

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