The section of slewing cranes for stores handling is splitted into two main groups; the cranes with manually driven slewing features and the cranes with hydraulically driven slewing features.
The group name of Cm(e)s.-type slewing cranes represent the executions of manually or electric slewing cranes with many functions: handling of stores, work boats and gangways.
The group name of Chs.-type hydraulic slewing cranes represents the executions of slewing cranes for many functions: handling of stores, hoses and workboats. The systems are in full accordance with the present rules of Germanischer Lloyd. Other various classification approvals are possible according to the customers demands.
A further sub-group of the hydraulic slewing cranes there are the hydraulic slewing knuckle boom cranes so called Chsk.-type cranes