CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, JUNE 28, 2022 AT 2:00 PM (EST)
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has received a new order for shuttles for APM terminals in Tangier, Morocco. The first phase of the project consisted of 42 shuttles between 2016 and 2020. As the next stage of the collaboration, APM Terminals selected Kalmar to supply an additional 23 units – semi-automated, manually driven hybrid shuttles. The latest batch of shuttles supports APM Terminals’ expansion of their new TM2 facility in Tangier, Morocco. These deliverable units will be integrated into the terminal’s operating system via KalmarOne software, complemented by professional, maintenance and support services.
Jack Craig, Vice President, Global Head of Operations at APM Terminals: “We are delighted to partner with Kalmar in developing this important infrastructure and operational change at TM2. Together, we have established a fleet of semi-automated equipment that will sustainably deliver high productivity as part of our terminal modernization initiatives. Kalmar’s AutoStrad hybrid solution will help us reduce CO2 emissions.
Antti Kaunonen, President, Kalmar Automation Solutions: “We are proud of our continued collaboration with APM Terminals in Tangier. The solution combines our industry-leading hybrid technology that helps reduce CO2 emissions.
Additionally, as planned since 2019, APM Terminals has also finalized an order for 62 Kalmar Hybrid AutoStrads for its Los Angeles plant. This unique, eco-efficient horizontal transportation solution operating between ships and truck lanes has eliminated significant safety risks and resulted in faster turnaround times for local customers during a time of unprecedented volumes in the port.
Together, these investments represent a continuation of APM Terminals’ cooperation with Kalmar to bring efficient terminal solutions to critical elements of the global supply chain.
Additional information for the press:
Antti Kaunonen, President, Kalmar Automation Solutions, [email protected]
Maija Eklöf, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Kalmar, tel. +358 20 777 4096, [email protected]
Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centers and heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and energy-efficient container handling, with one in four container movements worldwide handled by a Kalmar solution. With its broad product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move. www.kalmarglobal.com
Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec’s (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2021 totaled around €3.3 billion and employ around 11,000 people. www.cargotec.com