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From Russia, Cargotec has received an order from National Container Company (NCC) for five 7+ generation Kalmar CSC340 straddle carriers. The units will be deployed at First Container Terminal (FCT) in St. Petersburg, the country’s largest container terminal which already operates with several Kalmar machines. According to the agreement, delivery of the units will take place in Q2, 2011.

Russia and Australia order Kalmar

The new CSC340 units on order will be capable of stacking containers one-over-two with loads of up to 40 tonnes. Kalmar 7+ generation straddle carriers feature a modular design that is also well-equipped to handle the harsh winter conditions of the St. Petersburg area.

NCC’s terminal network includes First Container Terminal (FCT, St. Petersburg), Logistika-Terminal (Shushary, St.Petersburg) and Ust-Luga Container Terminal (ULCT, Leningrad region). The aggregated throughput of NCC terminals in 2010 amounted to about 1.3m teu.

From Australia, Cargotec has received an order for four Kalmar E-One2 RTGs from DP World’s Port Botany terminal in Sydney with delivery scheduled for Q4, 2011.

The eight-wheeled all-electric Kalmar E-One2 RTGs which will augment the three existing Kalmar RTGs that were delivered in 2006, will feature load capacities of 41 tonnes and the ability to stack containers 8+1 wide and 1-over-5 high. Among the specifications selected by DP World are the fuel efficient variable speed generator (VSG) engines, Cargotec’s UniQ diagnostics tools and its Smartrail® automatic steering and container position verification system,.

Investment fund Citi Infrastructure Partners, (CIP) recently entered into a strategic partnership with the Dubai-based global container terminal operator, taking a 75% in DP World Australia. DP World will retain a 25% stake in the Australian business and will manage the five container terminals under a long-term deal.