Kalmar provides eco-efficient cranes and a mobile port



Kalmar, which is part of Cargotec, has entered into an agreement with PT. Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper (PT. RAPP), the operating arm of leading pulp and paper producer APRIL Group, will supply two Kalmar zero-emission wheeled gantry cranes (RTGs), two Kalmar essential empty container handlers and a Kalmar Essential Reachstacker for its container terminal at the port of Buatan in Indonesia. The order was recorded in Cargotec’s order intake in the third quarter of 2021 and delivery is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2022.

APRIL operates a pulp and paper mill in Riau province on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. The company’s plant has an annual production capacity of 2.8 million tons of pulp and 1.15 million tons of paper. The APRIL Group has invested heavily in the marketing infrastructure for its products, including new installations at its container terminal in the port of Buatan. The two new Kalmar Zero Emission RTGs will join four Kalmar SmartPower RTGs delivered in 2018 and 2019. The customer’s fleet also includes Kalmar terminal tractors, empty container handlers and reachstackers.

The Kalmar Zero Emission RTG features a 100% electrical power system that produces no emissions or engine noise at source, and completely eliminates the need for hydraulic oil. Its streamlined design means it requires much less maintenance than a diesel powered RTG.

The reachstackers and empty container handlers in the Kalmar Essential range feature easily accessible service points to make maintenance faster and easier, the ergonomically designed Essential cab that makes driving more comfortable and a range of standard features for increase the security of customer operations.

Refnil Dodi, Logistics Operations Manager, PT. RAPP: “We have worked with Kalmar since 2018. The company’s fuel-efficient SmartPower cranes have helped us achieve significant efficiencies in managing our fuel costs and emissions, improving productivity and improving efficiency. increasing safety as well as simplifying our maintenance processes. In addition, we were very pleased with the support we received from local and regional Kalmar teams.

Daniel Ho, Vice President of Sales, Kalmar Asia Pacific: “Our collaboration with RAPP has grown steadily and we are delighted that they have chosen to expand their fleet with our fully electric cranes and Essential mobile equipment. Kalmar Zero-Emission RTGs are ideal for companies that want to drastically reduce their carbon footprint, and our next-generation cranes offer a smart and optimized solution with a stronger, modular, lighter and simpler design, making them even more eco-friendly. -effective and profitable. and easier to maintain.

Additional information for the press:

Daniel Ho, Vice President, Sales, Kalmar Asia Pacific, Kalmar, [email protected]

Maija Eklöf, Vice President, Marketing and Communication, Kalmar, tel. +358 20 777 4096, [email protected]

Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centers and heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry pioneer in terminal automation and energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movement worldwide being managed by a Kalmar solution. With its broad product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move. www.kalmarglobal.com

Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2020 totaled around 3.3 billion euros and employ around 11,500 people. www.cargotec.com

  • Picture 1: Kalmar wheeled gantry crane

  • Image 2: Kalmar Essential range

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