The rapid growth in unitization of general cargo is producing a high demand for container handling and ro-ro terminal equipment. For back-up functions in major terminals, straddle carriers, slave trailer and gantry craneage systems have been the chief contenders. The need for selectivity and flexibility in operation led to the straddle carrier being frequently chosen as the key system. Various tractor, front-lift trucks, etc., utilized to facilities handling are described.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Cargo Systems International

    Arun House, 201-205 High Street
    New Malden KT3 4BH, Surrey,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1974-3

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  • Accession Number: 00057604
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 5 1974 12:00AM