Kalmar’s proven, eco-efficient hybrid and fully electric equipment solutions to enhance Barbados Port’s sustainability strategy
Kalmar’s Proven, Eco-efficient Hybrid and Fully Electric Equipment Solutions to Enhance Barbados Port’s Sustainability Strategy
June 25,2020 — Kalmar.com
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement to supply Barbados Port Inc (Barbados Port) with four fully electric forklifts and two hybrid straddle carriers for use at the Port of Bridgetown. The order, which was concluded through a local third party Oceanland Equipment LLC, was booked in Cargotec’s Q2 2020 order intake, with all units scheduled for delivery in Q4 2020.The Port of Bridgetown is a full-service seaport located in Barbados and managed by Barbados Port Inc. Its marine terminal handles all major categories of cargo including containers; liquid, dry and break bulk; and vehicles. The new equipment acquisitions are all part of the capital investment necessary to modernise and enhance the competitiveness of the Port of Bridgetown.