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Trade Press Release

MacGREGOR adds service specialist to growing offshore portfolio

03/05/2007

Intership orders three cement-handling systems from MacGREGOR Bulk

Already a regular MacGREGOR customer for cranes and hatch covers, Intership Navigation has now ordered three shipsets of Nordstrs cement-handling gearIntership Navigation Co Ltd Cyprus has ordered Nordstrs self-loading and discharging cement-handling systems for a series of three bulk carriers of 7,500 9,000 dwt. The vessels will be built at Shandong Huanghai Shipbuilding in China and are scheduled to go into operation during 2008 and 2009.

This is Intership Navigation first order for cement-handling systems from MacGREGOR Bulk, extending a long relationship as the company has been a customer for cranes and hatch covers from other MacGREGOR divisions for many years.

The rated capacity of the Nordstrs equipment is 1,000 tonnes/hour for mechanical loading and 2 x 300 tonnes/hour for pneumatic loading. Discharging rate is 2 x 300 tonnes/hour pneumatically.

Preparations are also being incorporated for a 300-tonnes/hour mechanical discharge arrangement to be installed later.

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For further information, please contact:
Jan Karlsson, Director, Self-unloading Systems, MacGREGOR Bulk (AB)
Tel. +46 171 23275 Fax: +46 171 23299
E-mail: jan.karlsson@macgregor-group.com

or

MacGREGOR Group press office:
Mr Steve Labdon, MacGREGOR Group Media Representative
Tel: +44 (0)20 8370 1740 Fax: +44 (0)20 8364 1331
E-mail: steve.labdon@j-l-a.com