Paceco Delivers Railmounted Transtainer Crane To U.S. Army

Paceco, Inc. of Gulfport, Miss., a subsidiary of the Fruehauf Corporation, recently delivered a railmounted Transtainer Crane of custom design to the U.S. Army Military Ocean Terminal — Sunny Point, located at Southport, N.C.

The cantilevered gantry-type container stacking yard crane spans 110 feet and has a rotating trolley equipped with a special anti-sway reeving system. Rated at 50 short tons, the crane will be used to load and unload ammunition containers from trucks and railcars.

This special purpose crane was engineered by Paceco and manufactured at its recently expanded headquarters facility, located near Gulfport. The crane was shipped by rail approximately 700 miles and is one of nearly 900 Paceco container-handling cranes operating in over 120 ports worldwide.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 53,  Jan 15, 1983

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