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Cargotec Receives an Order for 32 E-One+ RTGs from South Africa


Kalmar, the business area providing container handling solutions within Cargotec, has received an order for 32 E-One+ rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes from South Africa's Transnet Limited, the parent company of terminal operator Transnet Port Terminals (TPT). The new 1-over-5 high and 1+6 wide units -scheduled for delivery starting in June 2009 with the final cranes arriving by November 2010 - are earmarked for the expansion of TPT's Cape Town Container Terminal operation.
The RTGs will be supplied with Kalmar's Smartrail®, an autosteering and container position verification system, and will be fitted with Bromma spreaders.
The unit price for an E-One+ rubber-tyred gantry crane varies between EUR 1-1.5 million.
This latest agreement follows on from a series of recent orders for Kalmar E-One+ RTGs and straddle carriers from Transnet, further demonstrating Kalmar's commitment to ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of South Africa's largest stevedore.
Cargotec Corporation
Eeva Mäkelä
For further information, please contact:
Pekka Vauramo, President, Kalmar, tel. +358 204 55 4873
Aija Kalander, Vice President, External Communications, tel. +358 40 555 1637
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 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 exceed EUR 3 billion and the company employs approximately 12,000 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on the OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki.


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