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Press release MacGregor

New Emergency Rescue & Response Vessel (ERRV) relies on MacGregor deck machinery

10/6/2015

CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 6 OCTOBER 2015 AT 10 AM (EEST)

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, will supply deck machinery for a new 65m emergency rescue & response vessel (ERRV) for Sentinel Marine. The ship has been designed by Focal Marine & Offshore Pte Ltd and will have a bollard pull of 100 tonnes of FOCAL 552. The order for the complete MacGregor anchor handling solution was booked into the third quarter 2015 order intake.

MacGregor will supply a complete deck machinery package including a 200-tonne line pull / 300-tonne brake holding anchor handling towing winch, complete with a hydraulic spooling device, as well as Triplex shark jaws and guide pins.

"MacGregor products were chosen because of their high quality and the company's worldwide service capabilities," notes Mr. Yaw Chee Keat, Shiptype Sales Manager, MacGregor Offshore Deck Machinery.

Sentinel Marine operates a worldwide fleet of offshore support vessels. The new ERRV with have multi-purpose role. In addition to emergency rescue and response operations the vessel will be able to undertake towing and anchor-handling operations.

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For further information please contact:
Yaw Chee Keat, Shiptype Sales Manager, Offshore Deck Machinery, MacGregor, tel + 65 6597 3516
Email: chee.keat.yaw@macgregor.com

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


MacGregor shapes the offshore and marine industries by offering world-leading engineering solutions and services with a strong portfolio of MacGregor, Hatlapa, Porsgrunn, Pusnes and Triplex brands. Shipbuilders, owners and operators are able to optimise the lifetime profitability, safety, reliability and environmental sustainability of their operations by working in close cooperation with MacGregor.

MacGregor solutions and services for handling marine cargoes, vessel operations, offshore loads, crude/LNG transfer and offshore mooring are all designed to perform with the sea. www.macgregor.com

MacGregor is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's sales totalled approximately EUR 3.4 billion in 2014 and it employs approximately 11,000 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd under symbol CGCBV. www.cargotec.com