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container crane operator





Container crane operators operate electrically powered cranes equipped with cantilevers on which hoisting gear is supported to load or unload container cargo. They move towers in position alongside vessel and lower cantilevers over the deck or hold of a vessel. They lift and move containers along the cantilever and position the container on the dock, on the vessel deck or in the hold.

Alternative Labels

container crane operator

crane driver

dock crane operator

dockside crane operator

operator of container crane

ship crane operator

shipping container crane operator

straddle crane operator

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: