The telescopic spreader is of a rectangular frame construction enabling easy location on containers. The spreader is as standard equipped with 4 x 10 tones lifting lugs in the corners of the end beams for heavy lifts. The spreader can adjust its length to lift 20 foot and 40 foot containers using ISO floating twistlocks. The design with recessed end beams makes handling of lashing frames and hatch covers possible. All motions of the spreader are controlled from the driver’s cab and there are provisions made for signals in the cab indicating the position of the twistlocks and landing pin status. All movements of the SSX40E are electrically driven. This means that the spreader is silent and consumes energy only when moving.