Multi million deal for Cavotec
By Laura Hatton27 April 2015
Cavotec has received orders worth €10 million (US$ 10.8 million), including five orders from Chinese manufacturer ZPMC.
The order included cable reels for 72 ZPMC automated stacking cranes and 28 spreader cable reels for ship-to-shore (STS) container cranes at Pasir Panjang terminal in Singapore. Other orders included power and spreader cable reels for four ZPMC STS cranes for PSA International, gantry reels for eight electric rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) for the port of Mersin in Turkey, three gantry reels and three spreader reels for three ZPMC STS cranes ordered by shipping group MSC's terminal-operating division TIL for the port of Lomé in Togo.
Michael Scheepers, Cavotec corporate communications group director, said, “We have always worked closely with leading equipment manufacturers, thanks to our local approach with our global network of sales and service companies. We are committed to continuing and further strengthening these successful partnerships in the years ahead.”
In addition to the ZPMC contracts, Cavotec also won orders to supply cable equipment for 11 automated Konecranes RTGs for Indonesian port company Pelindo, motorised cable reels for crane manufacturer Kalmar and cable reels, hose reels and related equipment for OEM Tenova Takraf in Australia.
Ottonel Popesco, Cavotec CEO, said, “These orders highlight the degree of co-operation Cavotec enjoys with equipment manufacturers, and the world's largest port operators, as a preferred supplier of a variety of innovative, mission-critical systems.”