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Trade press release

US$6 million MacGREGOR equipment package serves Aker Finnyards’ largest delivery

1/3/2001

Greek PCTC pair to benefit from MacGREGOR systems

MacGREGOR's RoRo Ship Division has won an order for twoPCTC equipment packages, together valued at around US$8 million

Cargo access/transfer systems will be supplied andinstalled by MacGREGOR for two 1,500-unit car carriers ordered from the Spanish yard HJBarreras by Neptune Lines of Greece, which holds an option for a pair of sisterships.

Neptune Lines currently deploys eight ships in theMediterranean and operates an inter-Mediterranean liner service. The new tonnage “the first provisionally due for delivery in the end of January 2002 is intended fortrading between Turkey, Greece, France and Spain.

Each of the MacGREGOR packages will comprise:

  • stern ramp
  • quarter ramp
  • hoistable trailer ramp
  • hoistable car ramp
  • two car decks with access ramp
  • hydraulic power pack.

MacGREGOR has unrivalled experience in the design, supplyand installation of cargo access/transfer systems for PCCs and PCTCs of all sizes. Otherfactors favouring its selection for such projects is a proven ability to commercially andtechnically deliver and commission large projects on time, and an extensive technicalsupport and service network.

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