Sponsored: Kobelco celebrates order of Mammoet for 17 units Kobelco cranes at Bauma

13 May 2016


On Thursday 14th April 2016, the 4th day of BAUMA 2016, KOBELCO celebrated the order of MAMMOET for 17 units KOBELCO cranes with a speech and handshake followed by a traditional Japanese sake ceremony with the MAMMOET team and the KOBELCO team dressed in MAMMOET red Japanese happi coats. Ceremonial hammers were used to break open the sake barrel, after which the sake was shared with the gathered crowd in typical Japanese square wooden cups with the logos of MAMMOET and KOBELCO branded on opposite sides. KOBELCO also handed over to MAMMOET: a Kabuko samourai helmet, sword and bow with arrows.

By this KOBELCO wishes MAMMOET best of success in business with the addition of these new KOBELCO cranes to the already impressive fleet of MAMMOET, which consists of over 1,500 cranes of which 350 are crawler cranes.

MAMMOET will be using the 17 units KOBELCO cranes on a wide variety of high-profile industrial, petrochemical and maritime projects around the world. The first 2 units KOBELCO CKE2500, including the CKE2500G exhibited at BAUMA, already have been delivered to MAMMOET.

15 units KOBELCO cranes of the 2nd Generation CKE- / BME-G-series equipped with the new engine in compliance with NRMM Europe Stage IV and US EPA Tier 4 Final regulations, namely:

3 units KOBELCO CKE1100-2 with 110 ton max. lifting capacity with 70m max. crane boom

7 units KOBELCO CKE1350G-2 with 150 ton max. lifting capacity,with 76m max. crane boom, or 49m max. luffing boom plus 53m max. luffing jib

5 units KOBELCO CKE2500G-2 with 250 ton max. lifting capacity with 91m max. crane boom, or 61m max. luffing boom plus 61m max. luffing jib

2 units KOBELCO cranes of the 1st Generation CKE- / BME-G-series equipped with an engine in compliance with NRMM Europe Stage IIIB and US EPA Tier 4 Interim regulations, namely:
2 units KOBELCO CKE2500G with 250 ton max. lifting capacity with 91m max. crane boom, or 61m max. luffing boom plus 61m max. luffing jib

Our Customers buy KOBELCO cranes, because KOBELCO cranes are simply the best in Performance, Reliability, Durability, Transportability, Low cost of ownership, Extremely low fuel consumption. All of this thanks to KOBELCO Smart Engineering and at same time KOBELCO cranes are also competitively priced.

MAMMOET COO, Mr. Herman Smit and Purchase Manager, Mr. Martijn Tuijtel commented on this large order for 17 KOBELCO cranes,

"The KOBELCO crawlers are a welcome addition to our fleet. We have a long lasting relationship with KOBELCO and good experience with their products when it comes to reliability, performance and safety. On top of all that the G-mode feature enables us to reduce fuel consumption and meet the highest environmental standards. Besides the products itself the KOBELCO organisation is able to provide engineering and service support for all our locations worldwide. We are always looking to optimize our fleet to offer the best possible solution for every client challenge worldwide. The KOBELCO's fit extremely well in this strategy."

MAMMOET COO, Mr. Herman Smit and KOBELCO CRANES EUROPE Sales and Marketing Manager, Mr. Jos Verhulst shaking hands. On the photo from left to right:

MAMMOET Purchase Manager, Mr. Martijn Tuijtel
MAMMOET Director Global Equipment, Mr. Peter van Oostrom
MAMMOET COO, Mr. Herman Smit
MAMMOET Managing Director Benelux, Mr. Wouter van Noort
KOBELCO CRANES EUROPE Sales and Marketing Manager,
Mr. Jos Verhulst
KOBELCO CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY Global Sales and Marketing Executive Officer, Mr. Shinsuke Izumi
KOBELCO CRANES EUROPE Managing Director, Mr. Kazuhisa Kakinaga.

To find out more about the Kobelco G-Series,

please visit: https://www.kobelcocm-global.com/