RUBBER-TYRED MOBILES ENCROACH ON PORTAL CRANE MARKET

The increasing acceptance of mobile cranes as mainline equipment threatens the dominance of rail-mounted installations for ship-to-shore operations in small and medium-sized ports. Even in high throughput terminals, heavy duty mobiles are achieving utilization figures in excess of 2000 hrs/yr -- mostly on the quayside -- and considerably reduced periods of amortisation.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Cargo Systems International

    Arun House, 201-205 High Street
    New Malden KT3 4BH, Surrey,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1977-11

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  • Accession Number: 00174291
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 31 1978 12:00AM