VIDEO: Massive claw is added to Key Bridge response arsenal

Capt. John

A giant claw is the latest massive piece of equipment to be added to the resources of the Unified Command responding to the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge. The claw is actually a hydraulically operated salvage grab that is being mounted on Donjon Marine’s Chesapeake 1000 crane barge.

The 200-ton HSWC500-1000 heavy duty salvage grab has a 1,000 tonne capacity and will be used to help remove debris from the Patapsco River once the containership Dali is removed.

Operations to refloat and...

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