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Press release Kalmar

Kalmar wins order for nine diesel-electric straddle carriers from EUROGATE Container Terminal Hamburg

5/4/2016

CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 4 MAY 2016 AT 11 AM (EEST)


Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is to deliver nine diesel-electric straddle carriers to EUROGATE, Europe's leading shipping line-independent container terminal operator, for use in their Hamburg Container Terminal. The order was booked in Cargotec's 2016 first quarter order intake, with delivery taking place during quarter four in 2016.

Peter Zielinski, Managing Director, EUROGATE Container Terminal Hamburg, says: "Protecting the environment is a high priority at EUROGATE, and investing in Kalmar diesel-electric straddle carriers contributes to our goal of continuously reducing the company's ecological footprint by cutting fuel usage and exhaust emissions."

Mikko Mononen, Director, Sales and Project Management, Intelligent Horizontal Transportation Solutions at Kalmar, says: "As a long-standing customer, we highly value the relationship with EUROGATE and it is a privilege to be involved in their development activities. We're delighted that they have once again chosen Kalmar equipment to support their business operations."

EUROGATE Container Terminal Hamburg is a modern facility that operates state-of-the-art container gantries and straddle carriers.

 

Further information for the press:

Mikko Mononen, Director, Sales and Project Management, Intelligent Horizontal Transportation Solutions, Kalmar, tel. +358 40 5360596, mikko.mononen@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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