by Arun Bhimani
Liftech and JWD Group hosted a Crane and Terminal Workshop on November 6, 2001
Generations of container cranes operate in ports worldwide. Most newer cranes have outreach and lift height to serve ships 22-wide; meanwhile, engineers are evaluating designs to serve even wider ships. With so many options available, a thorough examination of owner and operator needs and expectations should underlie any crane specification or modification.
This section discusses procurement and other issues.