CARGOTEC CORPORATION, 11 JULY 2014 AT 2.30 PM (EEST) – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order to supply equipment for three 80m ice-class vessels and a 96m shallow water pipe laying barge, all will be constructed for Bumi Armada Berhad, a Malaysia-based international offshore oilfield services provider. The vessels are destined to operate in the Caspian Sea. Equipment delivery is scheduled for mid November 2014.
“MacGregor is very well positioned to deliver offshore deck equipment for highly specialised offshore support vessels designed to work in extremely low temperature environments such as Arctic region and Caspian Sea, ” said Francis Wong, Vice President, Segment Sales, Offshore. “This leading market position has recently been strengthed by a number of important acquisitions, which means that we now have a comprehensive portfolio to meet customers’ specific operational requirements.
“In addition, MacGregor’s extensive global services and supports networks provide confidence and peace of mind for customers running international operations.”
MacGregor offers world leading engineering solutions and services for handling marine cargoes and offshore loads. The scope of our integrated packages is growing and now also includes Hatlapa, Porsgrunn, Pusnes and Triplex products.
MacGregor serves the offshore, maritime transportation and naval logistics markets in ports and terminals as well as on board ships and rigs. MacGregor solutions combine load and cargo access, stowage, care and handling functions to optimise lifetime profitability, productivity and environmental sustainability. www.macgregor.com
MacGregor 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