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MacGREGOR wins turn-key crane contract


ABG shipyard orders 96 MacGREGOR bulk cranes

3 June 2009

Cargotec business area MacGREGOR has been contracted to supply around u201a25 million worth of cargo-handling cranes for 24 bulk carriers under construction at ABG Shipyard in India for Asian and European owners

MacGREGOR has received an order worth u201a25 million for the supply of dry bulk cargo-handling cranes for series of 32,000 dwt to 35,000 dwt bulk carriers on order at ABG Shipyard Ltd in India. MacGREGOR has unrivalled experience in developing marine cargo handling and offshore load-handling solutions, and is part of Cargotec Corporation, the world leading provider of cargo handling solutions used in local transportation, terminals, ports, distribution centres, and ships.

Paul S¶derstedt, sales manager for MacGREGOR cranes says: This is a significant order for MacGREGOR. We were able to offer the shipyard an effective crane design that met the vessels cargo-handling needs. This, along with the consistent support from our local offices in India and Singapore during the negotiation phase, made us successful.

He adds that: MacGREGOR is very experienced in this field and is seen a reliable partner, which also played an important role in securing the order.

MacGREGOR cranes have been specified for all of the 24 bulk carries on order at the yard, which are destined for Asian and European owners. Its scope of supply for each vessel includes four GLB3026-2 cranes with a SWL of 30 tonnes. The cranes will be fitted with MacGREGOR new control system CC3000, which ensures smooth, fast and stepless crane control.

The cranes will be manufactured in MacGREGOR partner plants and delivery is planned to start at the end of this year and continue until mid-2013.


Caption : MacGREGOR GLB-crane

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For further information please contact:
Paul S¶derstedt, sales manager, Cranes
Tel: +46 660 294 035


MacGREGOR press office:
Steve Labdon, MacGREGOR Media Representative
Tel: +44 (0)20 8370 1740 Fax: +44 (0)20 8364 1331

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