Hammerhead Crane Introduction

Crane Operator is one of the most critical jobs on the waterfront. Worker safety, as well as production and vessel sailing schedules all depend on an alert, reliable, and competent Crane Operator. In this video, you'll learn the structural and operational basics for the Cantilevered Container Gantry, or Hammerhead Crane, and the Rubber-Tired Gantry Crane, or Transtainer.


  • Introduction to the common terminology and structural basics of the Hammerhead Crane and Transtainer
  • Safety awareness for common hazards and preventable mistakes
  • Best practices for safe operation, including managing the spreader, using lock lights, twistlocks and flippers correctly
  • How to correctly lift a container while trolleying out over the vessel
  • How to safely land and hoist a container onto and off a chassis or bomb cart
Available on:On Demand
Length: 12
Audio: EN
Subtitles: EN
Item no: DVD0-89
Categories: Deck Operations

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