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Cargotec Receives RoRo Equipment Orders from Different Ship Yards


Cargotec's MacGREGOR business area providing marine cargo handling solutions has received significant RoRo access equipment orders from different ship yards. MacGREGOR will deliver cargo handling equipment for RoPax ferries and for Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTCs) that enable vehicle access to the vessels and their transfer within the vessels. The equipment will be delivered during 2007-2009 and the total value of the orders is approximately EUR 19 million.
MacGREGOR will deliver RoRo equipment for Aker Yards Germany who is building the world's two largest RoPax ferries. The order includes design, fabrication and installation of 800 tonnes of RoRo equipment and is one of the biggest single contracts taken by MacGREGOR's RoRo division.
Japanese Kyokuyo Shipyard Corporation has ordered RoRo solutions for four PCTCs. The delivered RoRo equipment comprises of different ramps and hoistable car deck panels. All the equipment inside the vessels will be operated by electric drive which is an environmental friendly solution for operation.
In addition to these, MacGREGOR will deliver RoRo equipment for two double-ended ferries built by the Croatian yard Brodogradiliste Kraljevica dd.
Cargotec Corporation
Kari Heinistö
Senior Executive Vice President and CFO
Eeva Mäkelä
SVP, Investor Relations and Communications
For further information, please contact:
Magnus Sjöberg, Sales Manager, MacGREGOR (SWE) AB, tel. +46 31 850 819
Eeva Mäkelä, SVP, Investor Relations and Communications, tel. +358 204 55 4281
Cargotec is the world's leading provider of cargo handling solutions whose products are used in the different stages of material flow in ships, ports, terminals, distribution centers and local transportation. Cargotec Corporation's brands, Hiab, Kalmar and MacGREGOR, are market leaders in their fields and well-known among customers all over the world. Cargotec's net sales are EUR 2.6 billion. The company employs close to 9,000 people and operates in approximately 160 countries. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on the Helsinki Stock Exchange.
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