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Press Release MacGregor

Two cruise ships set to benefit from MacGregor cargo and passenger access expertise

1/19/2015

CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 19 JANUARY 2015 AT 10.00 AM (EET)

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received a contract from STX France SA to deliver cargo and passenger access equipment for two cruise ships. The order was booked into fourth quarter 2014 order intake.

MacGregor's 'turnkey' delivery includes the design, production, delivery, installation and commissioning of tailor-made systems that include numerous MacGregor doors, platforms, lifting platforms, ramps, hatches and power packs; a total of 51 items of equipment per shipset.

The cruise ships have been designed with maximum flexibility and efficiency in mind and the seamless integration of MacGregor's access systems will enhance the operational efficiency," says Lars Öberg, Sales Manager, RoRo Division at MacGregor.

For further information please contact,
Lars Öberg, Sales Manager, RoRo Division, MacGregor, tel. 46 31 850 818
Email: lars.oberg@macgregor.com

or

Heli Malkavaara, Communications Manager, MacGregor Group, tel. +358 20 777 4500
Email: 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 Ltd. under symbol CGCBV. www.cargotec.com