Dual Hoist Container Cranes for Virginia Port Authority

by Richard N. Knapp, Virginia Int Terminals Inc, Norfolk, VA, USA,
William L. Casper, Virginia Int Terminals Inc, Norfolk, VA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Ports '86


The dual hoist container crane has proven to be substantially more productive than conventional container cranes. Virginia Port Authority has purchased three new dual hoist cranes with unique features that will enable its terminal operator, Virginia International Terminals, Inc. , to satisfy productivity requirements of the major steamship companies that will use the Port of Hampton Roads as a load center port.

Subject Headings: Hoisting | Container shipping | Cranes | Harbor facilities | Terminal facilities | Highways and roads | Load factors | Ports and harbors | Virginia | United States

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