Easy loader

2019-03-07 07:09:11

A new roll-on roll-off freight loading system for ferries has harnessed car production-line technology to load ships five times faster than usual. It uses automated guided vehicles to load truck containers quickly and efficiently, manoeuvring them speedily into storage channels behind a kerb before automatically securing them in position. A driver and tractor can take up to 12 hours to do the job. The patented Improved Port Ship Interface (IPSI), designed by an international consortium led by Hamworthy KSE of Poole, Dorset,