30/06/2016

New Tractors for khalifa port container terminal expansion

Kalmar has won an order to deliver 14 terminal tractors to KPCT due to be delivered in October 2016. The order for the new tractors is part of ADT’s expansion plans at Abu Dhabi’s main container terminal. The Kalmar T2 terminal tractor features reliable, driver focused design, an ergonomic cabin, improved power train efficiency and modular construction as to allow optimized operational performance and lowest lifetime cost of ownership. Neil Watson, Chief Operating Officer at Abu Dhabi Terminals, said: “Khalifa Port Container Terminal is one of the most technologically advanced and fastest growing container terminals in the world and we continuously seek ways to ensure high and consistent productivity to the benefits of our customers. “Kalmar’s ability to provide quality, reliable and cost effective machines means they are a natural choice for ADT’s terminal equipment, and we look forward to building on our relationship going forward.” Mikko Lehtinen, Director, Business Development, terminal tractors at Kalmar, said: “We are delighted that ADT has once again chosen Kalmar equipment to support their business operations. “Kalmar has a long history with ADT and we highly value this opportunity to be part of their development activities.”

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