Cargotec has secured MacGregor cargo handling crane orders worth more than EUR 80 million
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, TRADE PRESS RELEASE, 23 SEPTEMBER 2010
In August Cargotec confirmed contracts for 275 MacGregor cargo handling cranes with a total value of more than EUR 80 million. The cranes are destined for 72 ships on order at various shipyards in China and South Korea, comprising 64 bulk carriers and eight general cargo vessels.
"MacGregor cargo handling solution offers an efficient and reliable system for the shipowner", says Per-Erik
Nilsson, sales and marketing director for cargo handling cranes at Cargotec. "We have increased our market share in the important Asian market, especially being successful in the bulk carrier segment" he continues.
Cranes will be manufactured at Cargotec partner plants in China and South Korea and delivered 2011 and 2012.
Further information for the press:
Per-Erik Nilsson, Sales and Marketing Director, Cranes, tel: +46 660 29 40 21
Heli Malkavaara, Communications Manager, tel. +358 2 4121 252
Caption: MacGregor cargo handling solution - an efficient and reliable system for the shipowner
Notes to editors
Cargotec improves the efficiency of cargo flows on land and at sea - wherever cargo is on the move. Cargotec's daughter brands, Hiab, Kalmar and MacGregor are recognised leaders in cargo and load handling solutions around the world. Cargotec's global network is positioned close to customers and offers extensive services that ensure the continuous, reliable and sustainable performance of equipment. Cargotec's sales totalled EUR 2.6 billion in 2009 and it employs approximately 9,500 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. www.cargotec.com
MacGregor is the global market-leading brand in marine cargo handling and offshore load-handling solutions. Customer-driven MacGregor engineering and service solutions for the maritime transportation industry and the offshore load-handling and naval logistics markets are used onboard merchant ships, offshore support vessels, and in ports and terminals. www.macgregor-group.com