Kalmar to Deliver Straddle Carriers To Global Ports in Russia
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement to supply 12 classic straddle carriers to JSC First Container Terminal (FCT) in St. Petersburg, Russia, one of the key companies of Global Ports group. The order was booked into Cargotec’s 2017 fourth quarter order intake, and delivery will take place during the fourth quarter of 2018.
First Container Terminal is one of the largest container terminals in the country and one of the flagship terminals of the Global Ports group, which today is the leading operator of container terminals in Russia. Due to the regular feeder link, FCT is connected with major European ports: Rotterdam, Hamburg, Bremerhaven and Antwerp. The terminal has an annual throughput capacity of 1.25 million TEU. Its fleet of Kalmar equipment includes straddle carriers, reachstackers, empty container handlers, fork lifts and terminal tractors.