A container bridge, also known as a container gantry crane or ship-to-shore crane, is a large crane used in ports and container terminals for the handling of shipping containers. It is designed to lift and move containers from the container ships to the dock or vice versa. Container bridges typically have a high lifting capacity and are equipped with specialized spreader bars to securely grip and lift containers of various sizes and weights.

Container - is something that holds things, especially for transport or storage. It refers also to large metallic box designed to hold many smaller boxes or packages, and used for convenience in loading and unloading large quantities of freight, such as on ships, trains, or airplanes.

Bridge - is an engineered structure built to span a gorge, valley, road, railroad track, river or other body of water, or any other physical obstacle

Ref: 84673/2006-08-20


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