MacGregor to supply RoRo access equipment packages for four car carriers

28 April 2016 (Last Updated April 28th, 2016 18:30)

Cargotec unit MacGregor has secured orders from two Japanese yards to deliver comprehensive RoRo access equipment packages for four car carriers.

Cargotec unit MacGregor has secured orders from two Japanese yards to deliver comprehensive RoRo access equipment packages for four car carriers.

The equipment will be delivered during the third quarter of 2017.

The orders have been booked into the first quarter 2016 order intake.

“We have a proven record of reliable deliveries and excellent support and relationship with these Japanese shipyards.”

The car carriers will be built at two shipyards.

Two 7,400 car-equivalent units (CEU) pure car / truck carriers (PCTCs) will be constructed at Shin Kurushima Dockyard, while two 3,000 pure car carriers (PCC) at Nakai Zosen Corporation.

MacGregor RoRo director of sales and marketing Mattias Gunnarsson said: "We have a proven record of reliable deliveries and excellent support and relationship with these Japanese shipyards.

"Our RoRo access systems ensure efficient and safe cargo handling operation of the vessels."

MacGregor offers engineering solutions and services with a portfolio of MacGregor, Hatlapa, Porsgrunn, Pusnes, and Triplex brands to offshore and marine industries.

Cargotec’s sales in 2015 totalled approximately €3.7bn, and the company employs almost 11,000 people.

Last year, Macgregor was contracted by Finnish shipbuilder Meyer Turku for the delivery of RoRo cargo access and handling equipment for a RoPax ferry of Tallink.