Spreader (container)

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The spreader is a device used for lifting containers and unitized cargo.

The spreader used for containers has a locking mechanism at each corner that attaches the four corners of the container. A spreader can be used on a container crane, a straddle carrier and with any other machinery to lift containers.

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  • [Spreaders database at www.portvision.eu] (Link removed, doesn't work anymore.)