Press Release, June 6, 2006 at 9.30 a.m. Finnish time
Cargotec’s MacGREGOR business area providing marine cargo handling solutions has received sizeable hatch cover orders from several shipyards during the second quarter. The orders include both the design and manufacturing of the hatch covers. The hatch covers will be delivered during 2007–2009 and the value of the orders totals approximately EUR 26 million.
The orders include hatch covers for nine container ships that will be built at the Aker shipyards in Germany. MacGREGOR will also design and deliver hatch covers for six container ships that will be built at the CSBC shipyard in Taiwan and for nine ships that will be built at the Szczecin shipyard in Poland. The container ships will be delivered for several shipowners in Europe and in Asia.
Senior Executive Vice President and CFO
SVP, IR and Communications
For further information, please contact:
Esko Karvonen, General Manager, Container Ships, MacGREGOR,
tel. +358 (0)2 412 1314
Eeva Mäkelä, SVP, Investor Relations and Communications,
tel. +358 (0)40 727 6766
Cargotec Corporation is the world’s leading provider of cargo handling solutions, which are used in local transportation, terminals, ports, distribution centers, and ships. Cargotec’s operations are divided into three strong, global business areas: Hiab, Kalmar, and MacGREGOR, each of which is the market leader in its own segment. In 2005 Cargotec’s net sales exceeded EUR 2.3 billion. The company employs some 7,700 people and has activities in more than 160 countries. Cargotec’s class B shares are listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange.