Cargotec to refurbish Singapore cement terminal
To improve its performance, Sin Heng Chan Cement Terminal has contracted Cargotec for a major new refurbishment project on its Siwertell ship unloader.
In January Cargotec won a substantial new refurbishment contract from major cement importer Sin Heng Chan Cement Terminal in Singapore, which will see the company's local bulk handling services branch upgrade Sin Heng Chan's Siwertell ST-490F ship unloader.
In July 2009 Cargotec in Singapore successfully supervised a service project. The customer was pleased and shortly thereafter, a new meeting was held to discuss the refurbishment of the Siwertell ST-490F ship unloader.
"The contract came about through excellent teamwork from Cargotec's bulk handling services in Bjuv, Sweden, coupled with good co-operation from the local branch office in Singapore, as well as a long-standing relationship with Sin Heng Chan Cement Terminal," says Daniel Frostberg, Cargotec's bulk handling services sales manager.
The refurbishment project will involve the upgrade of part of the Sin Heng Chan Cement Terminal and its Siwertell ship unloader to a new and improved design. The unloader will also be updated with the latest versions of both hardware and software to simplify operations. This will provide an improved alarm monitoring system and secure spare parts supply. It will also reduce wear and tear costs and improve the performance and reliability of the upgraded element of the terminal and the Siwertell ship unloader.
Caption: The refurbishment project will upgrade Sin Heng Chan Cement Terminals' Siwertell ship unloader to a new and improved design.
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For further information please contact:
Daniel Frostberg, Sales Manager, Services, Bulk Handling, tel. +46 42 859 70
Heli Malkavaara, Communications Manager, tel. +358 (0)2 4121 252
Notes to editors
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 2.6 billion in 2009 and it employs more than 9,500 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.
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