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Cargotec service certified by Lloyd's Register


CARGOTEC CORPORATION, TRADE PRESS RELEASE, 18 NOVEMBER 2010 AT 10 AM (EET)Cargotec's Marine Service organisation has recently been assessed and certified as an Approved Service Supplier by classification societies Lloyd's Register EMEA and Italian RINA (Registro Italiano Navale). "In practice, this means that shipowners and operators can be certain that inspections and repair services performed by Cargotec's Marine Service are supplied in compliance with class and statutory requirements," says Per-Olof Eliasson, director of Cargotec's Marine Service operations. "This heralds a new era within our organisation."

Cargotec's Marine Service organisation was assessed and approved for services including:

  • the examination of RoRo ships' bow, stern, side and inner doors
  • tightness testing of hatches with ultrasonic equipment
  • servicing and maintenance of lifeboats, launching appliances and on-load release gear
  • surveys, servicing and testing of lifting appliances
  • hydraulic tests of low and high pressure cylinders

As a result, a new UR Z17 certificate valid until 15 September 2013 was awarded to Cargotec's Marine Service by Lloyd's Register EMEA, which is part of the Lloyd's Register Group covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa from its base in London.[ends]Photo1: "This is another evidence of the quality service we provide," says Michael Rüdiger, Quality Assurance Manager in Marine Service

Photo2: Shipowners and operators can be certain that inspections and repair services performed by Cargotec are supplied in compliance with class and statutory requirements

For further information please contact:
Per-Olof Eliasson, Director, Service Operations, Marine, tel: +46 31850 891
Email: or Heli Malkavaara, Communications Manager, tel. +358 2 4121 252
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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 9,800 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.

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.

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