Quay Crane Accidents: Lessons and Mitigation

by Arun Bhimani and Erik Soderberg.

Presented at the Port and Terminal Technology 2010 Conference in Long Beach, California.

This presentation discusses a variety of quay crane accidents, focusing on accidents that occur during crane operations, crane securing for storm winds, and crane transport. The presentation includes likely causes of the accidents, repair methods, and recommendations to reduce the probability of these accidents.