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Watch ABB’s Final #RemoteCraneOperators Video

ABB’s Remote Crane Operator Stories series (#RemoteCraneOperators) has continued with Eric Gonzales, who works at Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT) in California, the first fully-automated container terminal in the US.

Gonzales has shared his experiences of “babysitting” a large number of stacking remotely.

In the video, Gonzales said: “We assist and help with the ship, the rail and the dock of loading and unloading truck drivers.

“We are working three desks right now and we are babysitting 32 cranes, which is quite a big number.”

Watch the previous videos in ABB’s series, which features two employees of APM Terminals’ fully-automated terminal in Rotterdam, Maasvlakte II.

Learn more about how ABB is moving crane operations into the control room by reading its Port Technology technical paper

ABB Marine&Ports recently released another video that allows viewers to take a 360° virtual tour of the Maasvlakte II container terminal.

Its Senior Vice President, Uno Bryfors, has also explained how and why automation is shaping how terminals handle containers in ABB Ports’ Eye on Automation Port Technology video.

Find out more about ABB’s automation by visiting its PTI Supplier Directory