MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed contracts for four subsea cranes with subsidiaries of a Malaysian shipbuilding, shiprepair and chartering group, Coastal Contracts Bhd. MacGregor 100-tonne SWL active heave-compensated (AHC) subsea cranes will be installed on four subsea support vessels (SSV) under construction at the shipyard. Delivery of the cranes is scheduled from June to December 2015.
MacGregor receives subsea crane orders from Malaysia
“This latest contract builds on several similar orders from the Coastal Group, ” says Tom Svennevig, Vice President, Advanced Load Handling. “It demonstrates the confidence that the company has in our technology and the high degree of reliability and performance delivered by our subsea cranes.”Two units of 85m newbuild SSVs, currently under construction within the Coastal Group, will shortly be delivered. They also each feature a100-tonne SWL AHC offshore crane from MacGregor.MacGregor is the world’s leading brand of engineering solutions and services for handling marine cargoes and offshore loads. MacGregor products serve the maritime transportation, offshore and naval logistics markets, in ports and terminals as well as on board ships. Our cargo flow solutions integrate cargo access, stowage, care and handling functions to suit a particular ship’s cargo profile. This benefits its productivity, environmental impact and profitable service lifetime. www.macgregor.comMacGregor is part of Cargotec. Cargotec’s sales totalled approximately EUR 3.2 billion in 2013 and it employs approximately 11, 000 people. Cargotec’s class B shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki under symbol CGCBV. www.cargotec.com