卡尔玛本次需交付的设备属VICT位于Webb Dock 东部的二期项目。一期项目计划于2016年年底开始运营，卡尔玛将交付12台ASC，11台自动穿梭机以及卡尔玛自动化货车，所有设备都将配有卡尔玛码头物流系统和Navis码头运营系统。
ICTSI亚太区负责人Christian R. Gonzalez表示：“这是ICTSI的一个重要项目，我们的目标是在设计、革新、运营等各方面为澳大利亚各主要港口设立全球现代化集装箱码头的标准。卡尔玛不仅在澳大利亚有着丰富的经验，能提供自动化集装箱装卸方案，在世界其他地方也有很多成功的自动化案例。他们将助力VICT成为全球顶尖码头运营商。”
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has been awarded a contract to provide eight additional automatic stacking cranes (ASC) and related automation for Victoria International Container Terminal Ltd's (VICT) new terminal in Melbourne, Australia. The terminal is fully owned by the Philippine-based International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI). The equipment is scheduled for delivery in the final quarter of 2016.
Kalmar's new delivery will be part of Phase 2 of VICT's automated container terminal project at Webb Dock East. For Phase 1 of the greenfield project, scheduled to be in operation by end-2016, Kalmar is providing 12 ASCs, 11 AutoShuttles, Kalmar Automated Truck Handling, integrated with Kalmar terminal logistic system and the terminal operating system provided by Navis, part of Cargotec.
Olli Isotalo, President of Kalmar, said: "Together, the Kalmar and Navis delivery represents a fully automated turnkey solution for VICT. All the automation system components are configured together to support targeted terminal performance. We are pleased to have received this further order from ICTSI for their terminal which will represent the latest technology in automated container handling."
Christian R. Gonzalez, ICTSI head of the Asia-Pacific region, commented: "This is a premier project for ICTSI and our goal is to deliver a global standard in modern container terminal design, innovation and operations in Australia's premier port. Kalmar's vast experience in delivering automated container handling solutions in Australia as well as in other parts of the world will help us to put VICT amongst the top terminal operations."
VICT's Phase 2 is planned to be operational by December 2017. Fully built, the terminal's annual capacity would be at least 1.4 million TEUs.
Further information for the press:
Olli Isotalo, President, Kalmar, tel. +358 204 777 4111
Maija Eklöf, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Kalmar, tel. +358 20 777 4096, firstname.lastname@example.org
Further information for investors:
Paula Liimatta, Director Investor Relations, tel. +358 20 777 4084
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