The various goods transported by ocean and transiting through ports can be divided in 5 main types of cargo:
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- Liquid Bulk (cca. 29% of the 2018 loaded tons for international maritime trade)
- Dry Bulk (cca. 46%)
- Containers (cca. 18%)
- Roll On Roll Off and Break Bulk. (put together – cca. 7%)
A gantry is a bridge-like structure, with side supports, enabling it to span, to be, over something.
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A gantry crane is exactly that: a crane, which thanks to its supporting side and cross beams, can straddle, be placed above cargo, and approach it from this position.