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Kalmar wins another T2 terminal tractor order in the Middle East



Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed an agreement with Gulftainer Lebanon SAL to supply six Kalmar T2 terminal tractors and one Kalmar DCF80-45E7 empty container handler. The order was booked in Cargotec's 2016 third quarter order intake and the first delivery will take place in October 2016. The rest of the order will be delivered during the first quarter of 2017.

Established in 1976, Gulftainer is a privately owned, independent port management and third-party logistics company based in the United Arab Emirates. The company's international presence spans the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas, with port activities in the UAE, Iraq, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, and Lebanon. The new equipment will be delivered to the Port of Tripoli in Lebanon.

Mr. Amatouri, Board President at Gulftainer Lebanon, says: "As well as recognising the overall quality of Kalmar equipment, we appreciated that Kalmar responded promptly to all our requests. With this order we anticipate to reduce the equipment downtime at our terminal and look forward to a successful business relationship that is mutually beneficial for both parties." 

'We are proud that Gulftainer chose Kalmar equipment to support their business operations. We look forward to working together with them also in the future.' says Rob van Klingeren, Market Area Director Middle East.

Further information for the press:

Rob van Klingeren, Market Area Director, Kalmar Middle East and East Africa, tel. +971501005738, ,

Maija Eklöf, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Kalmar, tel. +358 20 777 4096, 

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.

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


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