Kalmar secures biggest ever ship-to-shore crane order in Europe

Press Release Published 12/12/2003

Kalmar Industries, which is part of the KONE Materials Handling division of KONE, has received an order for ten ship-to-shore container cranes for the port of Antwerp from MSC Home Terminal.

The contract is the largest ship-to-shore crane order ever booked by any crane supplier in Europe.
The core competence center for Kalmar’s ship-to-shore cranes in Rotterdam is responsible for the delivery of the cranes, which will be delivered to the customer at a pace of one per month during 2004 and 2005.


KONE Corporation

Tapio Hakakari
Secretary to the Board of Directors

Aimo Rajahalme
Executive Vice President,
Finance and Information Services

For further information, please contact:
Carl-Gustaf Bergström, President
KONE Materials Handling
tel. +358 (0)204 55 4999

Christer Granskog, President
Kalmar Industries
tel. +358 (0)400 620 471

KONE is a global service and engineering company that specializes in moving people and goods. Annual net sales total EUR 5,500 million, and we employ nearly 35,000 people. KONE's B shares are listed on the Helsinki Exchanges.


2003-12-12 Kalmar secures biggest ever ship-to-shore crane order in Europe

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