[Tagging] Types of cranes?

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Sun Oct 28 00:12:38 UTC 2018


There are a number of types of cranes subtagged with crane:type=
The most common are

crane:type=portal_crane 900
crane:type=Container_crane 474
crane:type=Gantry_crane 282
crane:type=Travellift=231

Also, the wiki page mention:
floor-mounted_crane
travel_lift

Mobile or temporary construction cranes are not supposed to be mapped.

Tomasz-W has kindly provided some icons so that openstreetmap-carto can
start rendering man_made=crane.

Which of these tags describe truelyndifferent types of cranes? The
Wikipedia page about gantry cranes suggests that portal crane is a synonym,
and that ship-to-shore container cranes are also usually gantry/portal
cranes.

Is anyone an expert or enthusiast on this subject?
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