Two well-intervention vessels to feature specialist ROV access equipment from MacGregor

Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology — By on September 3, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Cargotec logo newCARGOTEC CORPORATION, 3 SEPTEMBER 2014, AT 11 AM (EEST) – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a contract from German shipyard Flensburger Schiffbau Gesellschaft (FSG) for the complete delivery of remotely operated vehicle (ROV) access doors and hatches for two well-intervention vessels (WIVs). The WIVs are destined for service with the Norwegian offshore operator, Siem Offshore. The order was booked into the second quarter 2014 order intake.

“MacGregor has a strong position in the market to provide a broad spectrum of access equipment to the shipyards building these types of ships, ” says Stefan Wide, responsible for access equipment sales at MacGregor.

The two 158m vessels require MacGregor cargo access equipment ranging from flush modular ‘plug and play’ deck hatches to heavy-duty ROV hangar doors. The scope of the contract includes the design, delivery, installation and commissioning of the hangar doors, hydraulic hatches and bulkhead doors, which will be carried out at the Flensburg yard from 2015 to 2016.

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

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