Shanghai International Port Group buys Kalmar equipment
Date 16 August 2018
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has secured an order to supply 15 units of container handling equipment to Shanghai International Port (Group) Co., Ltd (SIPG). The order, including a total of 4 units of Reachstackers and 11 units of Empy Container Handlers, has been booked into the Cargotec 2018 2Q order intake. Delivery of the machines is scheduled to take place in the 3Q of 2018.
Shanghai International Port (Group) Co., Ltd (SIPG) is the largest joint-stock port operator in China. In 2017, the total cargo throughput volume for SIPG reached 700 million tons and the container throughput exceeded 40 million TEU, making it the largest container port in the world. SIPG operates all the public container and bulk terminals in port of Shanghai. In addition, SIPG specialises in breakbulk cargo handling, port logistics and port services, with extended business covering warehousing, pilotage, feeder services, freight forwarding and container truck drayage.
The new equipment will join the fleet of around 100 Kalmar reachstackers, empty container handlers, forklifts and terminal tractors currently in use at SIPG to support its container handling, warehousing and dangerous goods transportation business.