Kalmar Straddles for Steveco

Six new Kalmar straddle carriers are heading to Steveco’s Mussalo terminal in Kotka, Finland

The Steveco Group is a leading port operator in Finland, with operations at the Hietanen, Hamina and Vuosaari terminals along Finland’s south coast, in addition to Mussalo in Kotka. The company operates an extensive fleet of Kalmar equipment, including terminal tractors, forklift trucks and reachstackers.

The new straddle carriers will have a diesel-electric drive. The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2019 Q4 order intake with delivery scheduled to be completed during Q2 2020.

Jari Immonen, CEO, Steveco Oy said: “By investing in a modern straddle carrier fleet we will ensure our ability to continue providing excellent service to our customers also in the future. Additionally these responsible investments support our strategy for sustainable development. We have built a solid relationship with Kalmar over the years and trust the equipment to deliver high performance and reliability combined with low operating and maintenance costs.”

Mikko Mononen, Vice President, Sales, EMEIA, Kalmar welcomed another order from a repeat customer. “This latest order from Steveco is a reflection of the deep trust they place in both our equipment and extensive technical expertise. We are delighted to be able to help Steveco once again enhance their business operations with container handling solutions that meets their exacting standards,” he said.


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