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Cargotec Receives Hatch Cover Orders for Ten Container Ships Worth More than EUR 20 million

5/26/2008

Cargotec's MacGREGOR business area providing marine cargo handling and offshore load handling solutions has received significant hatch cover orders for ten 9,000 TEU-class container ships being built in Japan. The orders include design, fabrication and painting work of hatch covers. The hatch covers will be delivered during 2009 - 2012 and the value of the order is more than EUR 20 million. 
 
The hatch covers will be manufactured by MacGREGOR partner plants in China.
 
 
Sender:
Cargotec Corporation
 
Eeva Mäkelä
CFO
 
For further information, please contact:
Ilkka Lyytikäinen, Senior Sales Manager, Dry Cargo Division, MacGREGOR
tel. +358 2 4121 225
Minna Karhu, Vice President, Corporate Communications, tel. +358 204 55 4630

Cargotec improves the efficiency of cargo flows by offering handling systems and the related services for the loading and unloading of goods. Cargotec's brands, Hiab, Kalmar and MacGREGOR, are global market leaders in their fields and their solutions are used on land and at sea - wherever cargo is on the move. Extensive services close to customers ensure the continuous usability of equipment. Cargotec is the technology leader in its field, its R&D focusing on innovative solutions that take environmental considerations into account. Cargotec's sales are EUR 3 billion and the company employs over 11,000 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on the OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki.
 
www.cargotec.com