Kalmar is supply 12 terminal tractors and a further seven lift trucks, along with one reachstacker to Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port, in a significant move by the NCSP Group to modernise its mobile equipment at a number of its terminal throughout Russia. Delivery is scheduled to be completed in October 2014.
The market leader in Russia, with 28% market share, NCSP Group is Europe’s third largest port operator in terms of cargo turnover, which totalled 141m tonnes in 2013. The Group operates two of the largest Russian ports; the Port of Novorossiysk on the black sea coast and the Port of Primorsk on the Baltic Sea. In addition it operates the Port of Baltiysk in the Kaliningrad region.
The equipment is expected to increase efficiency at the port, especially metals handling operations. The order comprises twelve TR618i terminal tractors with 32 tonne capacity; two DCF420-12 lift trucks; two DCF330-12LB lift trucks; one DCF200; two DCF330 and one reachstaker DRF450-65S5X, all supplied with magnets.