With the expansion of world trade, containerized transportation is becoming further popularized. As a result container wharves have come to assume an important role as a junction point in the physical distribution system and as a transport terminal. In smoothly and efficiently carrying on physical distribution, which is steadily increasing in volume, much is expected of container cranes. Described are specifications, characteristics and latest moves for speed-up and automation of container cranes, which provide the main equipment for cargo handling operations at ports.

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    Hitachi Limited, Publications Department

    Nippon Bldg, #6-2, 2-chome Ohtemachi, Chiyoda-ku
    Tokyo 100,   Japan 
  • Authors:
    • Namiki, H
    • Uno, S
  • Publication Date: 1978-10

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  • Pagination: p. 301-306
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00194938
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1979 12:00AM