Cargotec supplies MacGregor RoRo port and terminal equipment to Norway
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, TRADE PRESS RELEASE, 19 DECEMBER 2011 AT 10 A.M. (EET)
Cargotec supplies MacGregor floating terminals for water taxis to Norwegian municipalities and a hydraulically operated MacGregor vehicle shore ramp to Grenland Havn.
The Norwegian municipalities of Vikna, Leka and Nærøy are jointly procuring four MacGregor floating terminals for water taxis, each comprising a pontoon and shore walkway. Passengers will be able to access a water taxi at all states of tide without needing to negotiate steps. All of the terminals are due to be opened for service on 17th May 2012
Grenland Havn is upgrading the port in Langesund to accommodate the new vessels which are being built for Fjord Line service between Norway and Denmark. Cargotec has been assigned delivery of a hydraulically operated vehicle shore ramp, which is 27m wide by 14m long. Delivery is due at the beginning of August 2012.
Image of the terminal with a Water taxi at Leka in Naeroy Kommune
For further information please contact,
Clas Hedelin, Sales Manager, Land and Port Systems, tel. +46 31 850 834
Heli Malkavaara, Communications Director, Marine, tel. +358 2 4121 252
Notes to editors
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