Lecture06-Cargo-Container-Ports

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Unformatted text preview: TTE TTE- 6755 Port Planning and Development 6755 Port Planning and Development Lecture #06 Lecture #06 Cargo and Container Ports L. Prieto-Portar 2009 Ports are handling most of their cargo through containers. The standard container is the TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit). There are currently approximately 7 million active TEUs around the world. About 2.3 million TEUs are on board a ship somewhere on the worlds oceans in-transit between ports. The other 4.7 million TEUs are on land (in port being unloaded, or reloaded, or at warehouses around the world). There are, however, many other materials that are handled in many other ways. These materials are called cargo and include fluids (oil, gasoline, orange juice, etc), solids (cement, mineral ores, etc). Port Everglades is a container, a cargo and a cruise port. Container Ports Types of containers; Cranes and their efficiency; Container storage; ransfer to land ased transportation; Transfer to land-based transportation; Development of inter-modal facilities; Roll On / Roll Off combination ships. Types of containers. Knowing the size and type of container gives an indication of the equipment needed to store and move them, provide an indication of the amount of land you need to store containers, power required for refrigeration units during trans-shipment, and the right type of chassis available to transport them. The 20 Dry Van. The 40 Standard Dry Van . Several different types of containers exist, revolving around the relatively standard 40 and 20 lengths. This is the standard 40 dry van. The 40 Refrigerated Container. Likewise, refrigerated containers are 40 length with a height of 8- 6. The 40 High Cube Dry Container....
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