cargo boom

cargo boom

[′kär·gō ‚büm]
(mechanical engineering)
A long spar extending from the mast of a derrick to support or guide objects lifted or suspended.
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The first six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk is set for August 20 andwill see Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Yuri Malenchenko movea cargo boom to a new location, install shields to protect thestation from debris and deploy a small satellite.
And with the cargo boom through the middle 1990s, many shipping lines found it easier to call in Brazil, especially at the port of Santos, before sailing south to Argentina.
The boat also has a large cargo boom on the front, as well as a very large deck.
This travel and cargo boom is spurring record numbers of aircraft, component parts and support services being sold and provided to the Asian and international carriers serving regional travelers.
Contract Awarded for Supply of Double Cabs 2WD, Cargo Boom Truck, Pipe Cutter, Road Breaker, Submersible Sludge Pump, Single Phase Generator, Engineering Level Instrument, Leak Detection Instruments, Hand Held GPS Receiver, Computers under Kalu Ganga Water Supply Project
HSV Executive Director Rick Tucker said the airport's 2011 cargo boom signals good news for 2012 operations.
Business in Europe and North America was subdued in 2010, while the Asia-Pacific region, as has been frequently reported, experienced an air cargo boom period.
Bidder submits a bid for the comprehensive service, which will provide a public lighting services, rental of lighting equipment and booms, with project preparation, installation and purchase of lighting equipment and cargo booms are a supplier, not the village (ie the municipality does not invest any funds), project management and subsequent recovery operation of lamps and brackets (ie ensuring the maintenance and associated costs during the contract are the responsibility of the contractor); payment for electricity, dismantling, removal and disposal of the original lamps and brackets.