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Cargotec Receives RoRo Equipment Orders Worth over EUR 25 million


Cargotec's MacGREGOR business area providing marine cargo handling and offshore load handling solutions, has received RoRo equipment orders for four deep-sea ConRos (vessels carrying both container and RoRo cargo). The equipment will be delivered during 2010 - 2011 and the value of the orders exceeds EUR 25 million. 
The order includes design and fabrication of RoRo equipment and electrically-driven liftable car decks (about 5.200 m2/vessel). There are number of advantages of the electric drives compared with hydraulically-operated units, such as no oil pollution or damage to goods, energy saving, cable wiring is easier than piping and no flushing work is required. 
In the last few years, MacGREGOR has been contracted to deliver over 90,000 m2 of electrically-operated car decks, which underlies company's expertise in this field.
Cargotec Corporation
Eeva Mäkelä
For further information, please contact:
Magnus Sjöberg, Sales and Marketing Director, RoRo Division, MacGREGOR
tel. +46 31 850 819
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.


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