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Press release

Cargotec receives hatch cover orders worth close to EUR 10 million

6/17/2009

 
CARGOTEC CORPORATION          PRESS RELEASE        17 JUNE 2009 at 2.30 PM EEST
 
Cargotec receives hatch cover orders worth close to EUR 10 million
 
Cargotec has secured orders worth close to EUR 10 million for the supply of MacGREGOR hatch covers for 32 container ships under construction in Japan and South Korea. The orders will be delivered from 2010 through to 2012. Orders will be booked to the second quarter 2009 order intake.
 
The orders include design and key component delivery of lift-away hatch covers for 30 container ships on order at Korean shipyards for European owners, and the design, key components and manufacture of lift-away hatch covers for two container vessels on order at a Japanese yard for Japanese owners.
 
 
Further information for press:
Ilkka Lyytikäinen, Sales Director, Dry cargo business line, tel. +358 (0)2 4121 225

Further information for investors:
Paula Liimatta, IR Manager, Cargotec, tel. +358 (0)204 55 4634

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 totalled EUR 3.4 billion in 2008 and it employs approximately 11,000 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.
 
www.cargotec.com