Lifting equipment is main mechanism in all ports and high bay warehouses. Leading ports in Poland like Port of Gdańsk or Port of Gdynia with Gdynia and Gdańsk shipyards and big storehouses in main part of country are usinga few tools allowed to use by polish law. First of them are cranes. In usual use we have a few general types: overhead, mobile and fixed. First one is mostly used inside warehouses. It could be remotely conducted by employee with permission.
It is equipped in a beam on which hook-and-line device is moving. Second is mobile crane. By definition, it could change workplace so it is mainly using outside. Last one is called fixed. They are the highest and can lift the heaviest freight. It is use outside because of its volume. Second type of lifting equipment is gantry crane. Generally used in ports and railway stations to loading and – polecana strona – stowing cargos. First one was made of stone and wood by Germans and placed in Danzig (today it is polish town called Gdańsk) and it was built-it inside town walls. These days gantry cranes are commonly set with free place inside. Because of that they are called portal cranes.
Without this tools loading and unloading gigantic tank ships may be really time-consuming and costly. Investing in new technologies shall be the primary element in budgets of logistics concerens, storehouses and ports.