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Cargotec continues to deliver MacGregor cranes fit for Arctic conditions

19 August 2009

Cargotec has secured an order for six of its MacGregor knuckle-jib crane units from STX Europe

The cranes are specifically designed to operate in severe climatic conditions and extreme air temperatures and will be installed on three icebreaker tugs, designed by Aker Arctic Technology Inc. The units are scheduled for delivery throughout the period between June 2010 and January 2011.

This order builds on a proven performance of MacGregor offshore load-handling equipment in extreme conditions, such as the Arctic, and follows the delivery of two large offshore cranes and two oil-offloading systems to Russian company Sevmorneftegaz for use in the Prirazlomnaya field a forerunner to the Shtokman project in the Barents Sea.


Caption: MacGregor knuckle-jib crane

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For further information please contact,
ystein Bondevik, Sales Director, Offshore, tel: +47 91 68 60 00

Cargotec improves the efficiency of cargo flows by offering solutions for the loading and unloading of goods on land and at sea wherever cargo is on the move. Cargotec main daughter brands for cargo handling Hiab, Kalmar and MacGregor are global market leaders in their fields. Cargotec global network offers extensive services that ensure the continuous, reliable and sustainable performance of equipment. Cargotec sales totalled EUR 3.4 billion in 2008 and it employs approximately 11,000 people. Cargotec 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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