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Efficient drive solutions for your container handling

The right drive for the heaviest loads for your container handling


Billions of goods every day, millions of freight containers are in circulation worldwide. The smooth handling of transport and loading processes in ports around the globe is complex. Reliable technology and smart concepts are in demand. SEW-EURODRIVE is the driving force in the industry that moves heavy loads.

From gearmotors and industrial gear units to tailor-made solutions, we have a wealth of experience to support you in efficient, sustainable and future-proof container handling and port logistics along the entire value creation chain.

We have been one of the market leaders in drive and automation technology for over 90 years, and we are committed to always developing the best possible solution for you.

Your benefits at a glance

Innovative
Always one step ahead with our condition monitoring systems for reliable condition monitoring and maintenance forecasting.
Proven
Individual drive solutions from the tried-and-tested modular system from SEW-EURODRIVE, used in numerous installed drives worldwide.
Efficient
Each application is unique and complex. With our experience, we create concepts for an efficient, sustainable and future-proof container handling.
Available worldwide
SEW-EURODRIVE offers the right solutions and reliable service including spare parts for all process steps – worldwide.

We're here to help

Our experts know your industry and requirements. Our global network ensures we are close at hand wherever and whenever you need us.

Our solutions for container handling

Image of a container port with cranes and containers on ships and the port area.

The quay area plays an important role in port logistics. The highest level of precision and coordination is particularly important here. Efficient container handling processes are crucial for logistics to run smoothly and for the port to operate successfully. SEW-EURODRIVE provides customized drive solutions for your application. They are used in an STS crane – STS (ship-to-shore) – and ensure maximum performance and reliability in port logistics.

Our solutions

Container handling plays a crucial role in the global trade chain. SEW-EURODRIVE supplies drive solutions for RMG (Rail Mounted Gantry); ASC (Automated Stacking Crane); RTG (Rubber Tyred Gantry); intermodal crane and SC (Straddle Carrier).

Our solutions

Application examples

References from container handling – one of the key industries for global networking.

Gantry crane with SEW-EURODRIVE industrial gear units Container crane at the Port of Rotterdam

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We're here to help

Our experts know your industry and its requirements. Our global network ensures we are close at hand wherever and whenever you need us.