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Press release MacGregor

MacGregor secures RoRo cargo access equipment order from South Korea

9/18/2014

 

CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 18 SEPTEMBER 2014 AT 9 AM (EEST)

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) in South Korea for the design and delivery of MacGregor RoRo cargo access equipment. It is destined for a 180m logistics and support vessel (LSV) under construction at the yard for the Royal Norwegian Navy's Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO). The vessel is scheduled for delivery in 2016. The order was booked into the second quarter 2014 order intake.

"MacGregor's long-standing presence in South Korea and its relationship with DSME proved positive in securing the order," says Karl-Axel Persson, Sales Manager, RoRo Systems. "This was in addition to our extensive experience of deliveries to the naval sector."

MacGregor's scope of supply includes a side ramp/door, a hoistable inner ramp, two lifting platforms for cargo (forward and aft) and trunk doors. It will also include installation assistance.

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For more information please contact:
Karl-Axel Persson, Sales Manager, RoRo Systems, MacGregor, tel. + 46 31 850 794
karl-axel.persson@macgregor.com

or

Heli Malkavaara, Communications Manager, MacGregor, tel. +358 20 777 4500
heli.malkavaara@macgregor.com

MacGregor offers world leading engineering solutions and services for handling marine cargoes and offshore loads. The scope of our integrated packages is growing and now also includes Hatlapa, Porsgrunn, Pusnes and Triplex products.

MacGregor serves the offshore, maritime transportation and naval logistics markets in ports and terminals as well as on board ships and rigs. MacGregor solutions combine load and cargo access, stowage, care and handling functions to optimise lifetime profitability, productivity and environmental sustainability. www.macgregor.com  

MacGregor is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's sales totalled approximately EUR 3.2 billion in 2013 and it employs approximately 11,000 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki under symbol CGCBV. www.cargotec.com