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MacGregor Trade Press Release

Cargotec receives MacGregor RoRo cargo access equipment order for two new DFDS multi-role vessels

4/12/2011

 

CARGOTEC CORPORATION, TRADE PRESS RELEASE 12 APRIL 2011 AT 10.00 AM EET

 

Commercial vessels with capabilities for special types of cargo benefit from proven RoRo access technology

 

In March this year, Cargotec received an order for MacGregor RoRo cargo access equipment for two multi role vessels under construction at the German yard P+S Werften in Stralsund for ferry operator DFDS Seaways.  Both vessels are due to be delivered in the first half of 2012. 

 

The 3,000 lane-metre capacity newbuildings will also have room for 342 TEU on the weather deck, a special requirement of the Danish-German ARK project for the transport of military vehicles and containers.

 

The extensive outfit of MacGregor equipment for each ship comprises:

 

·         Stern ramp/door stbd
·         Stern ramp/door port
·         Side ramp/door port
·         Ramp cover
·         Front door
·         Hoistable car deck
·         Movable ramp to car deck
·         Pilot/bunker doors
·         Engine room hatch
·         Main power pack

 

Göran Hugon, Sales Manager, RoRo Ships says:  "Cargotec has co-operated both with the yard and the owner for many years, and we won this order because of the proven record of MacGregor RoRo equipment installed in previous newbuildings for DFDS."

 

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For further information please contact,
Göran Hugon, Sales Manager, RoRo Ships, tel. +46 31 850 812
Email: goran.hugon@cargotec.com

 

or

 

Heli Malkavaara Communications Manager, tel. +358 2 4121 252
Email: heli.malkavaara@cargotec.com

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 2010 and it employs approximately 10,000 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki under symbol CGCBV. 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