Crane Loads – Triple E Class and Beyond

by Erik Soderberg, Leah Olson, and Jonathan Hsieh.
Presented by Erik Soderberg at ASCE COPRI Ports 2016 Conference in New Orleans.

Ship sizes have recently grown faster than expected. In addition to ship sizes growing faster than expected, the increased demand for crane productivity is resulting in crane variations that have a significant effect on wheel loads. A variety of crane variations are presented to explain their impact on crane wheel loads.