SENNEBOGEN 880 Takes To The High Seas

SENNEBOGEN_880_ Ship_mountedVenice Italy – In any search for expertise in hydraulic engineering, La Dragaggi s.r.l. is the first port of call and one of the leading businesses in the seaport of Venice, Italy.

With its modern machines and a well-equipped fleet of ships, La Dragaggi is engaged in a broad range of ocean-based engineering projects throughout Italy and beyond. Its scope of applications including all kinds of dredging work, sand and stone extraction, placing fill for beaches or artificial islands, and much more.

To accelerate the time required to complete a number of their material handling tasks, La Dragaggi s.r.l. recently made the decision to replace an old crawler excavator with a new SENNEBOGEN 880. This purpose-built material handler was mounted as a permanent fixture on the ship “Gino Cucco”.

The 880 quickly became an extremely popular addition for the crew on board. This gigantic material handler offers outstanding performance, is easy to operate and highly efficient. Specially equipped with a 95 ft. (29 m) boom and straight jib, it achieves the necessary reach and strength for long deep grabs lifting extraordinary loads.

The green machine, specially designed and built for these applications, is on the job every day meeting its demanding engineering tasks. With the commissioning of this ship-mounted 880, SENNEBOGEN’s sales and service partner, Cesaro Mac Import, has won an important customer in La Dragaggi and the company now has a highly effective solution in place.


SENNEBOGEN has been a leading name in the global material handling industry for over 65 years. Based in Stanley, North Carolina, within the greater Charlotte region, SENNEBOGEN LLC offers a complete range of purpose-built machines to suit virtually any material handling application. Established in America in the year 2000, SENNEBOGEN LLC has quickly become a leading provider of specialized equipment solutions for recycling and scrap metal yards, demolition, barge and port operations, log-handling, transfer stations and waste facilities from coast to coast. A growing network of distributors supports SENNEBOGEN LLC sales and service across the Americas, ensuring the highest standard of professional machine support and parts availability.

For more information on the full line of SENNEBOGEN green line material handlers, contact:

Constantino Lannes, President
1957 Sennebogen Trail (formerly 7669 Old Plank Road)
Stanley, NC 28164
Tel: (704) 347-4910 or fax (704) 347-8894
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