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Cargotec Receives an Order for 22 RTGs from South Africa


Kalmar, the business area providing container handling solutions within Cargotec, has received an order for 22 E-One+ rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTG) from South African Transnet Limited. The equipment will be delivered in 2008-2009 for Transnet's port operations division Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) for the new Port of Ngqura.
The unit prices for E-One+ rubber-tyred gantry cranes vary between EUR 1-1.5 million.
The E-One+ RTGs delivered to TPT will be equipped with Kalmar's autosteering and container position verification technology, Smartrail®. Kalmar has delivered in 2007 altogether 18 E-One RTGs for TPTs terminal in Port of Durban.
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 2 412 1516
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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