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Gantry cranes (Pmhbmpmbrm)

Definition
Cranes or hoisting machines mounted on a frame or structure spanning an intervening space. This type of crane is used in modern container ports. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Wharf components (Pmhbmpmbr)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Aprons (Wharves) (Pmhbmpmbrb)
Berthing facilities (Pmhbmpmbrf)
Bollards (Pmhbmpmbrg)
Fenders (Wharves) (Pmhbmpmbrj)
Dolphins (Piles) (Pmhbmpmbrr)
Waterfront structures (Pmhbmpmbrt)