equipment for the yard handling of standard containers in large ports, container terminals and container storage yards. efficient solution when straddling multiple lanes of containers. Moved to different locations more easily then RMG
travel on rails, powered by electricity. move quickly in both a longitudinal and a transverse direction. used in large ports to handle containers in stacks, while ship-toshore (STS) gantry cranes move containers between the vessel and the quay
necessary for small terminals that do not have the funds to make investments in expensive equipment, or for customers that want to rent equipment for a shortterm need and an intermodal terminal is not available.