Port of Southampton receives new hybrid equipment, as part of DP World’s massive investment

DP World UK has confirmed that 11 Kalmar’s straddle carriers have arrived at the Port of Southampton and will be put into operation immediately.

According to the global port and terminal operator, the new hybrid carriers use 20% less fuel than their diesel-electric counterparts.

DP World said that the new equipment is part of its announced £40 million (US$55 million) investment in the Port of Southampton, aiming to upgrade its infrastructure, port equipment and operations.

“I am delighted to...


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