CONTAINER TERMINAL OPERATING EXPERIENCE: THE RAIL-MOUNTED GANTRY CRANE SYSTEM

The author's company, Eurokai K.G. aA., has developed a complete transport and handling system from hold of vessel to consignee and vice versa. The facilities at the Eurokai terminal are described. A fully automatic handling and stacking system controls the movement of containers while information relating to each container transfer is recorded by computer. The method of transfer and the automated dispatch and rearranging of containers are described. Information about the manning of the terminal and the shipping service is followed by an explanation of the LCL-operation; the container repair and maintenance facilities and the activities of Seaconfor GmbH are outlined. There is a summary of the Eurokai container operation system and the appendix covers the general description and capital cost of the terminal, the plant and equipment, container control and communication system, manpower, shipping service, throughput and general operational aspects.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper presented at Cargo Systems Terminal Operations Conference, Amsterdam, June 21-23 1978, 13 p. Copies of the 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:
    • Habeler, H
  • Publication Date: 1978

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  • Pagination: p. 1
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00188157
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Cargo Handling Coordination Assn
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1979 12:00AM