Crane Loads – Triple E Class and Beyond

by Erik Soderberg, Leah Olson, and Jonathan Hsieh
Presented by Erik Soderberg at the 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.