CARGOTEC CORPORATION, TRADE PRESS RELEASE, 6 NOVEMBER 2012 AT 2 PM (EET)
Cargotec has secured an order for the first two of its industry leading 8-wheel Kalmar E-One2 rubber-tyred gantry cranes ever supplied to Ecuador. The two models have been purchased by leading Ecuadorian cargo handling firm INARPI S.A for a new inland yard operation on Trinitaria Island, Guayaquil - the largest city in the country. The new equipment is scheduled for delivery in July 2013 and will join existing Kalmar equipment in the INARPI S.A fleet, including six DRF450-65 reachstackers and five Ottawa C50 terminal tractors. The order was booked in Cargotec's 2012 third quarter order intake.
In addition to this latest inland yard development, the company carries out port management and cargo-handling services across all Ecuadorian ports, including the nearby Port of Guayaquil. It has played a major role in the modernisation of terminal, logistics and container handling operations across Ecuador and decided to invest in this state-of-the-art Kalmar container handling equipment because of the performance of the models and the availability of local service and support.
The E-One2 RTG boasts the industry's lowest lifetime costs and consumes up to 60% less fuel compared to conventional diesel-hydraulic RTGs and minimises environmental impact. It is powered by a Cummins QSX15-600 Engine, complete with Kalmar's Variable Speed Generator (VSG) hybrid package and features Smartrail - Cargotec's automated electronic driver assistance system - to enhance controls and operation.
The whole Kalmar E-One2 product family including the Zero Emission RTG with electric power supply helps customers to meet the latest environmental demands without sacrificing operational productivity and lifetime cost efficiency. The E-One2's maintenance interval of 1,000 hours, for both crane and optionally for engine, remains by far the longest in the industry and considerably increases terminal operational efficiency.
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Cargotec improves the efficiency of cargo flows on land and at sea - wherever cargo is on the move. Cargotec's daughter brands, Hiab, Kalmar and MacGregor are recognised leaders in cargo and load handling solutions around the world. Cargotec's global network is positioned close to customers and offers extensive services that ensure the continuous, reliable and sustainable performance of equipment. Cargotec's sales totalled EUR 3.1 billion in 2011 and it employs approximately 10,500 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki under symbol CGCBV. www.cargotec.com