Container Handling and Transport

Container Handling and Transport

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Contents: Pt. 1: Introduction. Container trade growth - an introduction -- Container handling techniques and trends -- Trends in vessel design and container characteristics - the implications for terminal development. Pt. 2: Terminal design. Systems analysis - a terminal design tool -- Basic operational design of sea container terminals -- Terminal capacity -- Terminal design with particular reference to civil engineering. Pt. 3: Terminal operations. Limited-user container terminals with particular reference to Southampton -- A multi-user terminal based on rail mounted yard gantry cranes -- A common-user terminal based on the rubber tyred yard gantry system -- A multi-user container terminal based on straddle carrier handling with particular reference to Bremerhaven -- The combi-terminal concept with particular reference to Antwerp. Pt. 4: Terminal equipment. Equipment selection -- Equipment - engineering features -- Equipment specification and tender evaluation -- Equipment maintenance. Pt. 5: Other operating factors. The manpower aspects of container terminal operation -- Documentation and control at a multi-user terminal -- Container safety -- Security -- Costs and charges. Pt. 6: Container service operating philosophy. Integrated deep-sea service based on sea-land philosophy -- An integrated short-sea container service -- A ro-ro philosophy explained. Pt. 7: The inland interface. Inland ports - the UK containerbase system -- Rail transport - the freightliner system -- Containers and the road transport industry in Europe. Pt. 8: Developing countries. Planning for the change to containers in developing countries. App. 1. Simulation to test the viability of the proposed operating system -- App. 2. A combined physical/computer model for simulation of terminal operations -- App. 3. Estimating container yard and container freight station space requirements -- App. 4. Establishing terminal operational control procedures -- App. 5. Extracts from reports or telexes sent on terminals becoming operational in the early 1970s -- App. 6. Basic specification outline for a dockside crane -- App. 7. Computers in the maintenance environment -- App. 8. A maintenance management computer system -- App. 9. International comparison of container ship productivity.A Manual of Current Practice Dally, H. K. ... History Original concepts The long- haul Australia/Europe service was one of the earliest to be fully containerised. ... SWL of 3, 600kgs 96in forks - SWL of 5, 000kgs at 48in centre 48in forks - SWL of 9, 000kgs at 24in centre Towmotor forklift: One machine 48in forks (tynes) - SWL ofanbsp;...

Title:Container Handling and Transport
Author:Dally, H. K.
Publisher: - 1983


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