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MacGREGOR wins contract to develop US Navy ship-to-ship vehicle transfer system
MacGREGOR is to design, build and test the Test Article Vehicle Transfer System (TAVTS) as part of the US Navy Sea Base plan supporting Army and Marine Corps land forcesThe US Navy Test Article Vehicle Transfer System (TAVTS) being designed, built and tested by MacGREGOR is intended to allow large vehicles to pass from a Large Medium-Speed Roll-on/Roll-off (LMSR) ship to a Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) ship. MacGREGOR has been working with this project for three years, and this award shows the confidence our customer has in our technical expertise and know-how, says G¶ran Hugon, Sales Manager at MacGREGOR. We understand naval procedure and our quality control programme meets with the demanding requirements of the world navies.
The prototype solution we have been awarded is part of the concept which is critical to the development of the Sea Base plan to field large logistics ships supporting Army and Marine Corps land forces. MacGREGOR delivery includes a self-deploying ramp system on the MLP surrogate and a self-deploying side port platform on the LMSR ship. Delivery of the system is set to complete by November 2009.
The contract value is approximately USD 20 million.
For further information;
G¶ran Hugon, Sales Manager, RoRo Division, MacGREGOR (SWE) AB
Tel. +46-31-850 812, Fax: +46-31-428 825
Jeff Siegel, Regional Sales Manager, MacGREGOR (USA) Inc,
Tel. + 1-973-285 7860, Fax: + 1-973-285 7861
MacGREGOR Group press office:
Mr Steve Labdon, MacGREGOR Group Media Representative
Tel: +44 (0)20 8370 1740 Fax: +44 (0)20 8364 1331