This publication discusses key design issues and solutions for projects in Australia, Florida, and Massachusetts. Issues include crane and component weights, geometry constraints, wheel loads, skidding, and fabrication challenges.
This article discusses a new concept for an Articulated Balance Crane that can reduce the weight and wheel loads of very large STS cranes.
Published by Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA).
This paper introduces a new approach to the pipe to gusset plate connection.
This presentation covers recent crane systems and concept crane systems that address the demand for increased crane productivity.
This article discusses a new tie-down link concept for the next generation container cranes.
In this article, Mike Jordan and Erik Soderberg explain the thinking behind the future wheel equalization system, Part 2.
Published in World Port Development, Container Crane & Component Supplement.
Presented by Mike Jordan at ASCE COPRI Ports 2013 Conference in Seattle
In this article, Mike Jordan speculates on some of the issues facing crane designers over the next decade and also puts forward a concept that may offer a viable solution.