As California seaports near impacted communities strive towards zero-emission operations, owner-operators have significant questions regarding infrastructure, reliability, maintenance, and cost-effectiveness of converting existing diesel fleets to fully electric operations. This article considers the conversion of diesel rubber-tired gantry (RTG) cranes at the Port of Oakland where a marine terminal operator has opted to convert all its RTG cranes to hybrid RTGs.
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Welcome to Edition 90, which has a special focus on innovations within container handling. This edition sees four key companies outline the cutting-edge thinking in this area, with it being of especial note that sustainability and environmental awareness formed a key theme in many of the papers. In fact, it is the core theme of some papers.