|Publication Date:||12 August 2013|
Volume B30.24 includes provisions that apply to the construction, installation, operation, inspection, testing, and maintenance of container cranes used for lifting purposes, in conjunction with equipment described in other volumes of the B30 Standard. This Volume includes power-operated cranes of the above type whose power source is either self-contained or provided externally; single, double, or box girder construction, utilizing a trolley and a container-handling spreader or other applicable lifting apparatus (cargo hook, cargo beam, magnet, etc.); and rail- or rubber tire-mounted with through-the-legs or between-the-legs operation. Use of the same hardware for purposes other than lifting is excluded from the provisions of this Volume. This Volume does not apply to small industrial truck-type cranes, container-handling toploaders and sideloaders, or mobile straddle-type industrial lifts.