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Cargotec Receives an Order for 12 RTGs from Brazil


Kalmar, the business area providing container handling solutions within Cargotec, has received an order for 12 E-One rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes from South America's largest container terminal operator, Santos Brasil S/A, operating at the Port of Santos. The 7+1 wide and 1-over-6 high units will come equipped with Kalmar's auto-steering and container position verification system, Smartrail® and be delivered by March 2009. The order has been booked in the first quarter 2008 order intake.
The unit prices for RTG cranes vary between EUR 1-1.5 million.
Kalmar has already delivered five conventional hydraulic and 12 all-electric RTGs to Santos Brasil, which handled 1.2 million TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) in 2007.
Cargotec Corporation
Eeva Mäkelä
For further information, please contact:
Pekka Vauramo, President, Kalmar, tel. +358 204 55 4873
Minna Karhu, Vice President, Corporate Communications, tel. +358 204 55 4630
Cargotec improves the efficiency of cargo flows by offering handling systems and the related services for the loading and unloading of goods. Cargotec's brands, Hiab, Kalmar and MacGREGOR, are global market leaders in their fields and their solutions are used on land and at sea - wherever cargo is on the move. Extensive repair and maintenance services close to customers ensure the continuous usability of equipment. Cargotec is the technology leader in its field, its R&D focusing on innovative solutions that take environmental considerations into account. Cargotec's sales are EUR 3 billion and the company employs over 11,000 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on the OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki.
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