MacGregor secures floating linkspan orders from France
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 12 SEPTEMBER 2017 AT NOON (EEST)
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract with Bouygues Travaux Publics, one of the world's largest civil engineering construction companies, to design, fabricate and install three linkspan facilities in France. The order is booked into Cargotec's third quarter 2017 order intake and MacGregor equipment will be delivered during 2020.
The linkspans will serve traffic in Calais, which is the most frequent RoRo hub in the world together with Dover. Each floating linkspan will be constructed from 1,500 tonnes of structural steel.
"MacGregor's proven expertise in delivering large and sophisticated linkspan projects was one of the key reasons for securing the order. Customers value our capabilities to design according to specification and delivering on time," says Michel van Roozendaal, President, MacGregor. "We have a long relationship with this customer since 2009 when we delivered two linkspans to Morocco in 2009, and we have been involved in Garden Bridge project in London," van Roozendaal continues.
For more information please contact:
Michel van Roozendaal, President, MacGregor, tel. +32 478 80 60 92
Heli Malkavaara, Senior Communications Manager, MacGregor,
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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 (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2016 totalled approximately EUR 3.5 billion and it employs over 11,000 people. www.cargotec.com