Our Capabilities

From the earliest days of the industry, GFC has been instrumental in refining the science of crane design, maintenance, repair, strctural modifications and safety.

Today, we are the leading container crane structural maintenance and inspection company in the industry, specializing in preventative maintenance programs designed to significantly prolong the life of cranes and ensure their reliability, reduce operating costs, and increase revenue for clients and operators alike.

First and foremost, GFC is a crane maintenance specialist firm, with more than a quarter of a century of management experience in ports throughout the world. When it comes to maintaining, repairing, modifying, and improving the safe operation of cranes, GFC has been instrumental in developing many cost effective operational procedures – procedures that have substantially increased revenue for clients and operators alike.

End to End Gantry Crane Maintenance Services

We offer a comprehensive array of services and solutions including:


  • Full service Crane maintenance
  • Crane maintenance management
  • Crane maintenance program evaluation
  • Maintenance personnel training, either on site or at our facility
  • Crane condition surveys
  • Structural inspections
  • Ultrasonic Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, and Visual Testing
  • Crane relocations
  • Major and minor crane modifications
  • Engineering services
  • Procurement of new cranes
  • On site owners representative for new construction
  • Rapid Response Team for Emergency repairs

World-Class Rapid Response Team

When disaster strikes, we are there. GFC has performed hundreds of crane inspections and supervised related repairs for clients throughout the world, quarterbacking a team of seasoned structural, maintenance and inspection professionals. Our Rapid Response Team are experts at bringing back online the cranes that are the virtual backbone of every other industry in the world, and the ports, municipalities, and citizens that rely on them.

Our Rapid Response Team members include Casper, Phillips & Associates for structural and mechanical engineering; Global Rigging & Transport for heavy lifts, rigging, and repairs; and Dan Dalton for flame straightening bent and buckled structures.