Kalmar Bags Gulftainer Order
Kalmar signed an agreement with Gulftainer Lebanon SAL to supply six Kalmar T2 terminal tractors and one Kalmar DCF80-45E7 empty container handler. The order was booked in Cargotec's 2016 third quarter order intake and the first delivery will take place in October 2016. The rest of the order will be delivered during the first quarter of 2017.
Established in 1976, Gulftainer is a privately owned, independent port management and third-party logistics company based in the United Arab Emirates. The company's international presence spans the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas, with port activities in the UAE, Iraq, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, and Lebanon. The new equipment will be delivered to the Port of Tripoli in Lebanon.
Mr. Amatouri, Board President at Gulftainer Lebanon, says: "As well as recognising the overall quality of Kalmar equipment, we appreciated that Kalmar responded promptly to all our requests. With this order we anticipate to reduce the equipment downtime at our terminal and look forward to a successful business relationship that is mutually beneficial for both parties."
'We are proud that Gulftainer chose Kalmar equipment to support their business operations. We look forward to working together with them also in the future.' says Rob van Klingeren, Market Area Director Middle East.