â€¨The 7+1 wide and 1-over-5 high RTGs will be fitted with Bromma spreaders, and will come equipped with Kalmar’s auto-steering and container position verification technology, Smartrail. â€¨The order further strengthens Transnet’s long-term partnership with Kalmar. 18 of whose RTGs are already employed at TPT’s Pier 1 Container Terminal in Durban.
Hamilton Nxumalo, general manager equipment at TPT’s head office, said: “Transnet Limited is responsible for the Port of Ngqura’s cargo handling and logistics management solutions. We know from past experience that Kalmar provides innovative and quality cranes which will help us meet the high expectations of this project.
â€¨“The Port of Ngqura is destined to be South Africa’s answer to its booming export market. Transnet Limited is confident that with Kalmar’s reliable equipment and excellent after-market support, we will help the country prosper by efficiently handling its growing container volumes.”