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Ports Could Hasten Freight Traffic by Doubling Up on Crane Trips


June 5, 2007

News thumbnail of quay crane unloading goods Ports could use their cranes to move goods more quickly without investing in any new equipment. A system called double cycling would minimize empty return trips--what taxi drivers and long-haul truckers refer to as "deadheading" by the massive cranes. Full Story

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