ECT Delta in Rotterdam gains Kalmar equipment

Kalmar supplies equipment for ECT Delta terminal in Rotterdam

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has agreed to supply Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam with two fully electric and eight hybrid straddle carriers for its ECT Delta terminal.

The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2024 Q1 order intake, with delivery expected to be completed during Q4 2024.

Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam operates two container terminals, both located on the North Sea coast of Rotterdam which are capable of handling the latest generation of ultra-large container vessels without any restrictions.

The ECT Delta uses its fleet of straddle carriers for loading and unloading trucks on the land side. The terminal already operates several Kalmar straddle carriers.

The new straddle carriers are part of a fleet renewal programme that will support the goal of ECT to achieve emission-free operations at its ECT Delta and ECT Euromax terminals by 2035. ECT will be piloting two different battery technologies in the electric straddle carriers.

The order also includes Kalmar Insight coverage for all the machines – a performance management tool that turns data into actionable, impactful insights. For electrically powered machines, the Kalmar Insight Energy Module provides visibility over the battery charge status, energy utilization, and key performance indicators related to charging.

READ: Kalmar to supply TCP with 20 hybrid straddle carriers

Karri Keskinen, Head of Global Sales, Horizontal Transportation, Kalmar, said: “We are delighted to continue our collaboration with ECT and support their transition to more sustainable operations with our eco-efficient straddle carrier technology.

“Our flexible battery technology offering allows customers to select the option that best fits their operational needs instead of settling for a one-size-fits-all solution when electrifying their equipment fleets.

“This third order for our fully electric straddle carrier demonstrates the strong market confidence in our eco-efficient solution.”

Earlier this year, Kalmar received an order from logistics service provider, Wallenius Wilhelmsen, to supply four heavy electric forklift trucks, two electric reachstackers and three heavy terminal tractors for the company’s US logistics network.

More recently, Kalmar agreed with CMA CGM’s subsidiary CMA Terminals to supply three Kalmar hybrid straddle carriers for SAMR, the company’s terminal on Réunion Island.

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