Cargotec Receives RTG orders from South America
Kalmar, the business area providing container handling solutions within Cargotec, has received several orders for a total of 13 E-one RTGs (rubber-tyred gantry cranes) from South America. For a Peruvian Neptunia SA operator Kalmar will deliver two RTGs and for Terminal Pacifico Sur Valparaiso in Chile Kalmar will deliver six RTGs. Five RTGs will be delivered for the Port of Trinidad and Tobago.
The RTGs will be equipped with Kalmar Smartrail® - automatic steering and container position verification system. Most of the RTGs will also be equipped with remote maintenance and monitoring (RMI) systems. The RTGs will be delivered by the end of 2007. The unit prices for RTGs vary between EUR 1-1.5 million.
Kari Heinistö Eeva Mäkelä
Senior Executive Vice President and CFO SVP, Investor Relations and Communications
For further information, please contact:
Christer Granskog, President, Kalmar, tel. +358 204 55 4776
Eeva Mäkelä, SVP, Investor Relations and Communications, tel. +358 204 55 4281
Cargotec Corporation is the world's leading provider of cargo handling solutions, which are used in local transportation, terminals, ports, distribution centers, and ships. Cargotec's operations are divided into three strong, global business areas: Hiab, Kalmar, and MacGREGOR, each of which is the market leader in its own segment. In 2005 Cargotec's net sales exceeded EUR 2.3 billion. The company employs some 8,000 people and has activities in more than 160 countries. Cargotec's class B shares are listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange.