Westmont Marine Crane Systems are specifically engineered to meet
complicated transfer applications and performance specifications.
Our portal cranes range anywhere from 25 to 100 tons.
A Barge Unloading System was provided for Jersey Miniere Zinc
Co., near Clarksville, Tennessee, on the Cumberland River. The
Barge Unloading System is rated at 350 TPH and consists of a 3
1/2 cu. yd. bucket trolley hoist, a fixed self-supporting structure,
box girders, conductor messenger system, control house, operators
control cab, 75-ton surge hopper, 350 TPH belt feeder and a 30,000
CFM dust collection system.
Four (4) Banana Unloading Gantries were provided for Standard
Fruit and Steamship Company, Port of Long Beach, California, designed
to provide an unloading rate of 4,000 boxes per hour. Each traveling
gantry includes a rail mounted tower, a main boom, an auxiliary
boom, and a marine leg. With the ship alongside the dock, the
gantries are moved to a centralized position over the hatches,
and the main and auxiliary booms are lowered with the marine leg
hanging vertically into each hatch of the ship. An additional
four (4) Banana Unloading Gantries have also been provided for
the Department of Ports and Terminals, City of New York, utilizing
a tray system. Each of the four units is rated at 6,000 boxes
per hour. Due to the minimal space available on the wharf, single-legged
traveling gantries were used for this application.
Seven (7) Mobile Gantry Structures were provided for Dunbar Kapple,
Inc., prime contractor with the governments of Algeria and Nigeria,
at various ports on the north and west coasts of Africa. Designed
to discharge grain pneumatically at the rate of 225 MTPH, the
units have both slewing and luffing capabilities along with a
Among the many products designed and produced by Westmont is the
newest cruise ship gangway at the Port of Los Angeles. This fully
automated, computer controlled gangway continually compensates
for movements of the ship during passenger loading and unloading.
The Traveling Gantry Shiploader at the Port of Long Beach, California,
is rated at 5,600 TPH (coal@50 PCF). The Shiploader is structurally
designed to meet the nations maximum earthquake requirements
plus high wind loads. Designed with a trailer/tripper, shuttle
boom, telescoping spout and reversible boom conveyor. Accessories
include dust suppression system, jib crane, monorail, wash down
system, lubrication system, and stainless steel downspout.