2017 March 2 17:16
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, and Rainbow-Cargotec Industries Co., Ltd (RCI) celebrate today the opening of a new jetty in Taicang, China and introduce the latest Kalmar RTG developments, the company said in its press release.
The new jetty will support Kalmar's business growth in the Asia-Pacific region by enabling the deliveries of fully erect Kalmar yard cranes from RCI. The jetty can berth vessels of up to 50,000 DWT capacities. It is 361 metres long and the water depth is 12 metres.
RCI is a joint venture established in Taicang, Jiangsu Province, China, in 2012 between Cargotec Corporation and Jiangsu Rainbow Heavy Industries. RCI is responsible for the production of Kalmar rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTG), automatic stacking cranes (ASC), rail-mounted gantry cranes (RMG) and ship-to-shore cranes (STS) for the global markets. The first RTG deliveries by the joint venture took place in 2013, and all deliveries have been completed on time and in budget.