A: The equipment used for lifting containers depends on the application. Loaded container handlers, reach stackers, empty container handlers, ship-to-shore cranes, and gantry cranes can all be used depending on the job requirements.
A: Container handlers are designed to efficiently transport loaded shipping containers in ports, storage yards and terminal operations. For the heaviest loads, reach stackers and loaded container handlers are the best solution, as they have lift capacities up to 99,000 lbs. While these trucks can also lift empty containers, if you’re looking to move containers without cargo or freight inside, the empty container handler is your best solution.
A: Also known as a top pick, loaded container handler, or laden container handler, top handlers quickly stack, move and transport loaded shipping and freight containers. Top handlers can stack containers three or five high and can lift up to 90,000 pounds, making them the ideal solution for tough jobs.