DP World Lirquen has ordered a total of nine mobile machines from Kalmar, with delivery scheduled to be staggered throughout the fourth quarter of 2020.
The order was booked in the second quarter and comprises of two Kalmar G generation reachstackers, one Kalmar U generation reachstacker for handling laden containers and six Kalmar Ottawa T2 terminal tractors.
Eduardo Prat, vice president, Latin America at Kalmar, said: “Kalmar and DP World have developed an extremely productive relationship over the years, so we are delighted to be able to continue to support their operations with a complete range of solutions and services for safe and efficient operations across DP World terminals worldwide.”
Kalmar’s Gloria reachstacker includes a wide range of features designed to increase the operator efficiency, including its ergonomic EGO cabin that provides 360°C visibility with intuitive controls. Meanwhile, the U generation Kalmar reachstacker has a Spirit Delta Cabin.
The units supplied to Lirquen terminal will incorporate a soft landing and noise dampening system to reduce the noise while handling containers as well safety features such as the Pedestrian Detection System and a Fire Suppression system.
Both the Gloria reachstackers and Kalmar’s Ottawa terminal tractors offer all the required efficiency for 24-hour operation enabling the terminal operators to handle containers with safety, stability and precision.
All three reachstackers and six terminal tractors will be fitted with the required hardware to enable them to be connected to Kalmar Insight – a performance management tool.