Hiab, part of Cargotec, has won a contract to supply 200 loader cranes to Chausson Matériaux, one of France's largest independent buildings materials suppliers, based in Toulouse in the south of France.
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Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has been awarded a contract to supply twelve Kalmar E-One2 hybrid rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTG) to Kenya Ports Authority (KPA), in Mombasa, Kenya. The order, valued at approximately EUR 17 million, will see all the machines delivered during 2014.
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has gained an order from DP World for seven empty container handlers to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The order was placed in October 2013.
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has been commissioned by the Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. Ltd (ZPMC), to increase the operating height of four ship-to-shore (STS) cranes for APM Terminals Algeciras in southern Spain. The project has started in June this year, with the cranes returning to full operation in just four months, in October 2013.
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, presents its latest range of forklift trucks to the North American customers at Breakbulk Americas 2013 exhibition on 23-26 September in New Orleans, USA. The DCG90-180 range is part of Kalmar's new 'G' generation of counterbalanced equipment, which was introduced to the European audiences in 2011.
Hiab launches its new Hiab XS 544, a 51 tm crane where efficient load handling, greater versatility and reduced environmental impact are all in the limelight. Functions such as HiPro, endless slewing and a variable pump make the Hiab XS 544 even better at working in tough conditions with retained stability, high capacity and improved fuel economy.
Global Container Terminals in New Jersey plans to implement Cargotec's Kalmar SmartQuay solution for six quay cranes as part of an ongoing automation project. The SmartQuay solution improves productivity during vessel operations and is delivered in partnership with APS Technology Group, part of the Kalmar SmartPort Alliance. The system automates data capture for all container movements, automatically builds ship plans and provides tools for managing traffic at the quay. The crane solution utilizes optical character recognition (OCR) technology to automate data capture for all container movements. Global Container Terminals is also implementing APS MatchMakerTM solution to automatically associate containers to terminal-owned trucks during handoff, and the APS X-ClerkTM exception handling system.
Cargotec's Board of Directors has concluded that a separate listing of Marine business area provides an opportunity to accelerate growth and value creation of the business. The Board has decided to proceed with the preparations for a separate listing of Marine in Asia latest by the second half of 2013 subject to market conditions. Cargotec will retain a majority stake in the listed subsidiary.
Cargotec has received a major order to deliver 14 Kalmar automatic stacking cranes and 14 Kalmar one-over-one shuttle carriers to DP World Brisbane Pty Limited in Australia. The equipment will be taken into use at the Port of Brisbane. DP World Brisbane will also be using Navis Sparcs N4 TOS in their Brisbane terminal expansion. Deliveries of the equipment are scheduled for 2013 and early 2014. The parties have agreed not to disclose the transaction value.
Cargotec has received a major order to deliver 44 automated straddle carriers (AutoStrad®) and related automation technology to Asciano's Container Terminal at Port Botany in Sydney, Australia. The deliveries of Kalmar ESC350WA straddle carriers are scheduled between end of 2013 and early 2014.
Cargotec has secured a substantial new contract from Norwegian company Kleven Maritime. Delivery includes a 400-tonne MacGregor active heave-compensated offshore crane with an outreach of 15m. A second smaller crane, which will have a safe working load of 100-tonnes at 9m outreach, is also included in the contract. The 400-tonne unit will have its winch installed below the working deck.
A Chinese state-owned shipyard has ordered MacGregor variable frequency drive cranes and folding-type hatch covers for Greek bulk shipping operator Ariston Navigation's six new generation 35,000 dwt bulkers. The contract is booked into Cargotec's second quarter order intake.
Cargotec has acquired automation technology and competence from Asciano, Australia's largest national rail freight and ports operator. The acquisition is a strategic step for Cargotec as a leading provider of automated solutions in the ports and terminals industry.
In today’s modern global economy, natural resources and goods travel far and wide through the production chain to the end user. At every stop keeping the flow of goods and cargo efficient is the mission of Cargotec Corporation of Helsinki, Finland. With its Hiab, Kalmar and MacGregor daughter brands, Cargotec specialises in manufacturing handling equipment for vehicles, ports and plants, and ships. Regardless of the application or market, Cargotec has solutions to improve the efficiency of cargo handling. With its focus on improving its customers’ cargo handling and service, Cargotec is making its presence felt increasingly in global markets.