Shortcomings in the design and/or construction of various types of spreader beam used in ports are identified and remedial measures already taken to rectify these shortcomings are reported. Based on an analysis of the common defects in existing spreaders, the general aims to be sought for a telescopic spreader suitable for a large high-speed ship to shore gantry crane operation are formulated.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Cargo Systems International

    Arun House, 201-205 High Street
    New Malden KT3 4BH, Surrey,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1976-12

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  • Accession Number: 00149323
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Cargo Systems Publications Limited
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 13 1977 12:00AM