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MacGregor Trade Press Release

Proven anchor-handling capabilities secure new order for Cargotec

3/15/2011

 

 

CARGOTEC CORPORATION, TRADE PRESS RELEASE 15 MARCH 2011 AT 10 AM EET

 

Cargotec is to deliver MacGregor anchor-handling systems for two 12,000 BHP anchor-handling tug supply / oil recovery vessels in China

 

Cargotec has won a contract to supply two sets of MacGregor anchor-handling systems for two anchor-handling tug /supply / oil recovery vessels under construction at a Chinese Shipyard for a Singaporean owner.  The anchor-handling equipment is scheduled for delivery at the end of 2011 and it will be manufactured at Cargotec's facilities for offshore load handling in Singapore and China.

 

The new order comprises the following MacGregor equipment:
·      anchor-handling/towing winches
·      anchor windlass mooring winches
·      tugger winches
·      capstans
·      storage reels
·      shark jaws/towing pins
·      telescopic deck cranes.  

 

The anchor-handling towing winches have a 380 tonnes line pull and a 500 tonnes static brake. The bollard pull of these ABS classed vessels is 150 - 160 tonnes.

 

"We are pleased that our customers have opted for MacGregor anchor-handling systems with their proven technology and high levels of operational reliability," says Gavin Lim, Cargotec's sales director for towing and mooring solutions.

 

With its global service organisation, Cargotec offers integrated service solutions to marine and offshore operators. MacGregor Onboard Care service agreements offer ship operators sustainable ship operations and revenue-earning capabilities by ensuring that equipment works when it is needed through flexible planned maintenance.

 

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Caption: Cargotec supplies safe and efficient MacGregor anchor handling/towing winches

 

For further press information please contact:
Gavin Lim, Sales Director, Towing and Mooring Solutions, tel: +656868 8534
E-mail: gavin.lim@cargotec.com

 

or

 

Heli Malkavaara, Communications Manager, tel: +358 2 4121 252
E-mail: 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

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