Kalmar, Navis to deliver world-first state-of-the-art intermodal automation solution

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, and Navis, part of Kalmar Business Area within Cargotec, have been awarded the contract to supply a state-of-the-art, fully automated intermodal terminal solution for Qube´s Moorebank Logistics Park (MLP) in south-western Sydney, the company said.

The order, valued at approximately EUR 80 million, includes the supply of the OneTerminal solution comprising Kalmar´s automated train handling, automated yard crane and automated horizontal transportation equipment and the Navis N4 terminal operating system (TOS).

Qube is one of Australia´s largest providers of integrated import and export logistics services, targeting freight moving to and from ports. At 243-hectares the MLP development will be the largest intermodal freight precinct in the country. At the final stage, it will include 850,000 square metres of warehousing, direct access to the nearby M7 motorway and Hume Highway, as well as a dedicated rail link to Port Botany and the national rail network.

Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and to heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and in energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movements around the globe being handled by a Kalmar solution. Through its extensive product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable a seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move. www.kalmarglobal.com

Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, is a provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world´s organizations across the shipping supply chain.