The range of equipment in port use is briefly outlined, and its main requirements are discussed. In the section on equipment used in general cargo areas the author considers the quayside electric portal crane, the mobile crane, the electric platform truck and the fork lift truck. He examines, in the next section on container terminal equipment, the quay based ship-to-shore container crane, the straddle carrier and its associated problems, the side-loader, the terminal tractor and trailer, travelling gantry and rail mounted cranes and fork lift trucks. With regard to Ro-Ro operations the author considers the ro-ro version of the terminal tractor. Future developments and requirements are also set out.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper presented at Cargo Systems Terminal Operations Conference, Amsterdam, June 21-23 1978, 8 p. Copies of original material available to members at a cost of 0.15 pounds per page, and to non-members at 0.30 pounds per page to include postage. There will be a minimum charge of 0.50 pounds to members and 2.00 pounds to non-members for this service.
  • Corporate Authors:

    International Cargo Handling Coordination Assn

    Abford House, 15 Wilton Road
    London SW1V 1LX,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Hogg, B
  • Publication Date: 1978

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  • Pagination: p. 1
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00188156
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Cargo Handling Coordination Assn
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 27 2003 12:00AM