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Trade press release

Cargotec wins a contract to supply six Kalmar E-One2 RTGs to Namport in Namibia

11/4/2009

Press release,4November 2009
Cargotec has won a contract to supply six Kalmar E-One² rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes to Namport in Namibia for increasing operational efficiency at their Walvis Bay port. The RTGs will be delivered during the second half of 2010. The order was booked in the fourth quarter 2009 order intake.
The 7+1 wide and 1-over-5 high RTGs will be equipped with an autosteering and container verification system, Kalmar Smartrail and remote diagnostics. Kalmar E-One² is the newest RTG model and meets the latest safety and environmental demands whilst remaining productive and cost-effective.
Smartrail steers the RTG along virtual tracks, relieving the driver of the need to steer and allowing him to travel at maximum speed between lifts and to concentrate fully on picking up and setting down containers.
Cargotec Vice President, Yard Cranes, Raimo Ukkonen, commented, “The new Kalmar E-One² RTGs are used to stack containers with an increased stacking density than the counterbalanced equipment Namport is currently using. This enables much more effective use of space and the new RTGs will effectively increase the port terminal capacity by 42%. The RTGs will be fitted with twin lift spreaders which provide a capacity of 50 tonnes to further increase handling efficiency and supports faster ship turnaround times.

We will also provide Namport with on-site service support personnel to ensure that the terminal benefits from the highest machine availability. On-site service is backed by our global network of experienced maintenance technicians, Raimo Ukkonen concluded.
For further information please contact,
Pauliina Koivunen, Director, External Communications, tel. +358 3 265 8111

NOTES TO EDITORS

Cargotec improves the efficiency of cargo flows by offering solutions for the loading and unloading of goods on land and at sea – wherever cargo is on the move. Cargotec main daughter brands for cargo handling Hiab, Kalmar and MacGregor are global market leaders in their fields. Cargotec global network offers extensive services that ensure the continuous, reliable and sustainable performance of equipment. Cargotec sales totalled EUR 3.4 billion in 2008 and it employs approximately 10,500 people. Cargotec class B shares are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.

Cargotec expertise in container and heavy load handling is represented in the global marketplace by the wide range of Kalmar solutions. This includes ship-to-shore cranes, yard cranes, shuttle and straddle carriers, reachstackers, empty container handlers, terminal tractors, log stackers and automation. One-in-four container movements around the globe is handled by a Kalmar machine.

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