With average general cargo and handy-sized bulkers costing upwards of $5000 per day in terms of operating costs, vessel operators appreciate that speed of terminal handling is vital. In congested areas or in underdeveloped countries where quay-side equipment capacity is limited, ships' cranes permit swift, cost-reducing turnaround without having to rely on shore-based facilities. The article basically provides a guide to the major manufacturers and particulars of some of the cranes they produce.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Cargo Systems International

    Arun House, 201-205 High Street
    New Malden KT3 4BH, Surrey,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1978-4

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  • Accession Number: 00178208
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Cargo Systems International
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 19 1978 12:00AM