Cargotec receives port equipment orders worth EUR 10 million
CARGOTEC CORPORATION PRESS RELEASE 24 APRIL 2009 AT 9.30 EEST
Cargotec has received significant orders to deliver MacGREGOR linkspans to Jordan, Morocco and Ireland. The equipment will be delivered at the end of 2009 - beginning of 2010. The orders have been booked in the first quarter 2009 order intake.
In Morocco, the contractor SRPTM (Societé de Réalisation du Port de Tanger Mediterranée) has ordered two linkspans to the new Tanger Mediterranean Ferry port, which is under construction.
In Ireland, BAM Contractors has ordered a replacement linkspan for the Rosslare ferry port, owned by Irish Rail. "The hydraulically-operated linkspan has an impressive width of 34m at the seaward end with an overall length of 29m," highlights Clas Hedelin, sales manager for MacGREGOR's land and port systems. "The new facility will improve operating logistics for any size of conventional and future RoRo ferry and is attracting major domestic ferry operators as well as operators from UK and the Benelux countries," Clas Hedelin continues.
In Jordan, Aqaba Ports Corporation has ordered a triple-berth pontoon linkspan as part of major renewal of the Red Sea commercial port of Aqaba.
MacGREGOR linkspan technology is tailored to suit a particular port's specific circumstances.
Further information for press:
Clas Hedelin, Sales Manager, Land and Port Systems, MacGREGOR, tel. +46 31 850 834
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 total EUR 3.4 billion and it employs approximately 12,000 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.