container-handling equipment


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container-handling equipment

Items of materials-handling equipment required to specifically receive, maneuver, and dispatch International Organization for Standardization containers. Also called CHE. See also materials handling equipment.
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There will also be construction of support buildings, entry and exit gates, security fencing, parking, gantry cranes and container-handling equipment, on-site utilities, energy efficient lighting and a HDOT-Highways weigh station.
The planned capital expenditures will be used to acquire more container-handling equipment, upgrade port systems and technologies and develop new container storage areas within the Manila South Harbor expanded port zone and the Batangas port," ATI said in its filing.
All the elements of a world-class container port are in place at BCT, from container-handling equipment, third-party truckers, brokerage, online systems, to Customs processes.
In addition, container-handling equipment will be bought.
All container-handling equipment such as the new cranes will be fitted with the latest in computer technology.
In a major effort to reduce emissions from its large fleet of engine-powered equipment, Husky Terminal & Stevedoring, a major Port of Tacoma terminal operator, recently began using biodiesel fuel for all diesel-operated vehicles and container-handling equipment.
Seaports throughout the world; manufacturers of container-handling equipment (CHE); and organizations dedicated to improving container operations, such as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), which develop appropriate containerization guidelines, have all adopted and now foster the use of standardized containers.
The latter can include unscrambling, layer-packing, and container-handling equipment.
arrives in containers which are stuffed at point of origin and transferred to and from ships using container-handling equipment.

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