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Press Release Kalmar

Kalmar wins an order for 14 new Kalmar T2 terminal tractors from Abu Dhabi Terminals

6/30/2016

CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 30 JUNE 2016 AT 9 AM (EEST)


Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is to deliver 14 new Kalmar T2 terminal tractors to Abu Dhabi Terminals' (ADT) who operate and manage the Khalifa Port Container Terminal (KPCT), which is the first semi-automated container terminal in the Middle East. The order was booked in Cargotec's 2016 second quarter order intake, with delivery taking place in the beginning of October 2016.

Neil Watson, Chief Operating Officer, Abu Dhabi Terminals, says: "Khalifa Port Container Terminal is one of the most technologically advanced and fastest growing container terminals in the world and we continuously seek ways to ensure high and consistent productivity to the benefits of our customers. Kalmar's ability to provide quality, reliable and cost effective machines means they are a natural choice for ADT's terminal equipment, and we look forward to building on our relationship going forward."

Mikko Lehtinen, Director, Business Development, Terminal Tractors at Kalmar, says: "We are delighted that ADT has once again chosen Kalmar equipment to support their business operations. Kalmar has a long history with ADT and we highly value this opportunity to be part of their development activities."  

Kalmar T2 terminal tractor was launched for the European market in the autumn of 2015. It features reliable, driver focused design, an ergonomic cabin, improved powertrain efficiency and modular construction as to allow optimised operational performance and lowest lifetime cost of ownership. Kalmar T2 is designed to operate both in the busiest distribution terminals as well as in heavier (LoLo) port operations.


Further information for the press:

Mikko Lehtinen, Director, Business Development, Terminal Tractors, Kalmar, tel. +31 629 711 418, mikko.lehtinen@kalmarglobal.com

Maija Eklöf, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Kalmar, tel. +358 20 777 4096, maija.eklof@kalmarglobal.com


Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and to heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and in energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movements around the globe being handled by a Kalmar solution. Through its extensive product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable a seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move. www.kalmarglobal.com

Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2015 totalled approximately EUR 3.7 billion and it employs almost 11,000 people. www.cargotec.com

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