Bulk Handling Crane

Specifications

  • Lifting capacity from 20 to 100 metric tons.
  • Boom length range from 30 to 70 meters.
  • Rail span range from 20 to 40 meters.
  • Operating speed range from 30 to 120 meters per minute.
  • Power source: electricity, diesel, or hydraulics, with diesel and hydraulic.
  • Height: up to 120 meters high.

Salient Features

  • High lifting capacity.
  • Long reach.
  • Spreader beam.
  • Rail-mounted.
  • Remote control.

Bulk Handling Crane, also known as a ship-to-shore crane or gantry crane, is a type of large material handling equipment used to move heavy and bulky cargo containers from ships to trucks or vice versa in ports, shipyards, and container terminals.

Bulk handling crane is often powered by electricity, hydraulics, or diesel engines and can lift containers weighing up to several tons. The operator typically controls the crane from a cab located near the top of the mast or remotely from a control room.

Bulk handling cranes are essential equipment in the shipping industry, helping to facilitate the movement of goods between ships and land-based transportation networks efficiently and safely.

Applications

  • Port operations.
  • Shipyards.
  • Offshore oil and gas.
  • Mining.
  • Heavy industry.

Standards and Certifications

  • ISO 12480-1
  • ISO 4309
  • IEC 60204-1
  • IEC 61131
  • International Maritime Organization (IMO) certification
  • CE marking
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) certification

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