Kalmar automated straddle carriers for Patrick, Brisbane

Cargotec’s Kalmar business area has been awarded a repeat order from Patrick Terminals to supply automatic straddle carriers to the Fisherman Islands terminal in Brisbane, Australia.

The four new ESC350WA straddle carriers will be introduced into service in Brisbane before September 2009, taking the total number of Kalmar fully automated straddle carriers at the terminal to 27.

Kalmar’s EDRIVE® straddle carriers are electrically driven with AC drives to meet the strictest environmental standards. The units on order for Brisbane are fitted with winch rope hoist systems and motion control and navigation systems which allow them to operate unmanned 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

As per Kalmar the 7th generation Edrive® ESC350W straddle carriers offer high performance and excellent machine availability.

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