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Kalmar and Uniport Livorno agree on new terminal tractor order to enhance reliability, safety and service quality at Italian terminal

CARGOTEC CORPORATION, TRADE PRESS RELEASE, 15 MAY 2024 AT 10 (EEST)

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement with Uniport Srl. to supply three Kalmar TR618i heavy terminal tractors. The order was booked in Cargotec's Q2 2024 order intake, and the machines are scheduled to be delivered during Q4 of 2024.

Founded in 1980 as Unicoop, Uniport Livorno is located in the Port of Livorno in northwest Tuscany. It is one of Italy’s largest seaports and handles a variety of vessel types including RoRo ferries, cruise ships and various types of cargo vessels. The fleet at Uniport Livorno has included Kalmar T2i terminal tractors for a number of years.

The new heavy terminal tractors will be delivered with cabin air suspension, an optional feature to increase comfort for operators during shifts.

Jari Defilicaia, President, Uniport Livorno: “We are very pleased to continue our partnership with Kalmar. The new heavy terminal tractors will play a vital role in achieving our business growth goals and allow us to continue to provide safe, high-quality and reliable service for our many customers.”

Stefano Vero, Solutions Sales Representative, Kalmar Italy: “This agreement demonstrates our commitment to listening closely to our customers’ needs and delivering solutions that match them perfectly. The reliability of our terminal tractors and the quality of our after-sales service together with our ability to deliver tailored solutions have all played an important part in securing this order. We look forward to continuing our partnership with Uniport Livorno long into the future.”

Further information for the press:

Tommi Haavisto, Sales Development Lead Terminal Tractors Europe, Kalmar
tel. +358 40 519 7321, tommi.haavisto@kalmarglobal.com 

Maija Eklöf, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Kalmar
tel. +358 20 777 4096, maija.eklof@kalmarglobal.com 

Kalmar is the global leader in sustainable cargo handling for ports, terminals, distribution centres and heavy industry. With our extensive electric portfolio and global service network, we help our customers move towards safer, more eco-efficient and productive operations. Together, we develop innovative solutions that shape the future of our industry, improving our customers’ every move. www.kalmarglobal.com   

Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2023 totalled approximately EUR 4.6 billion and it employs around 11,300 people. www.cargotec.com