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Kalmar, Maher Terminals extend decades-long partnership

[ January 7, 2021   //   ]

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is to deliver a further order of next-generation electric (NGE) straddle carriers to Maher Terminals LLC at the Port of New York/New Jersey, for use at their marine container terminal in New Jerse.y The order for 42 machines was booked in Cargotec’s Q4 2020 order intake with delivery scheduled for Q3 of 2021.
Maher Terminals is one of the largest privately held, multi-user container terminal operators in the world. The company has developed North America’s largest marine container terminal in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
“Kalmar is a highly important strategic partner for our business. Together, we have developed and maintained a strong partnership based on openness and transparency over four decades of working together,” said Lou Allora, Vice-President and General Manager of Engineering Services, Maher Terminals LLC. “We appreciate the proactive service we receive from the Kalmar team when addressing service and warranty issues, which ensures we can continue to provide our customers with the highest possible level of service.”
The new machines form part of Maher’s comprehensive fleet renewal program and will bring the total number of Kalmar straddle carriers in current operation by Maher Terminals to close to 250. When this new order has been completed, the number of Kalmar straddle carriers delivered to Maher Terminals will exceed 400 straddle carriers since 1980, which is a truly historic and significant milestone for both Maher and Kalmar.
The next-generation machines delivered to Maher Terminals will have a 50-ton twin-lift capacity and feature a variety of customer-specific options that have been jointly developed as part of Kalmar’s long cooperation with Maher. They will have a stacking height of 4-high and feature Kalmar’s unique and highly robust mobile drives, which have proven to our customers globally a significant increase in reliability and uptime.

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