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Trade Press Release

New president of the MacGREGOR Group

9/11/2006

MacGREGOR RoRo equipment serves Stena new pair of North Sea ferries

Stena Line latest new delivery, the 212m RoPax ferry Stena Trader, has now entered between the UK and The Netherlands and benefits from a RoRo outfit supplied by MacGREGOR

The recently delivered 8,000gt ferry Stena Trader has entered service for Stena Line BV between Hook of Holland and Killingholme. It is the first of two 212m RoPax ordered from Fosen Mekaniske Verksteder in Norway, and features a RoRo access equipment outfit from MacGREGOR.

The Stena Seabridger-class vessel has a cargo capacity of 3,100 lane metres and can carry 300 passengers. Fosen, which subcontracted construction of the hull to the Russian shipyard Baltiysky Zavod in St Petersburg, is scheduled to deliver the second vessel at the end of this year.

The main elements of MacGREGOR equipment comprises:
stern ramp/door
side hinged ramp cover
hoistable fixed ramp
hoistable ramp to deck 5
vertically sliding pilot/bunker door
engine room hatch
power pack
mobile emergency pump
mini power pack

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For further information please contact:
Mr. GĀ¶ran Hugon, Area Sales Manager, RoRo Ship Division
Tel: +46 31 850 812 Fax: +46 31 428 825
e-mail: goran.hugon@macgregor-group.com

or

MacGREGOR Group press office:
Mr. Steve Labdon, MacGREGOR Group Media Representative
Tel: +44 (0)20 8364 1441 Fax: +44 (0)20 8364 1331
e-mail: steve.labdon@j-l-a.com