MacGregor wins several orders for Pusnes deck machinery in South Korea

Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards — By on November 25, 2015 at 9:54 AM
Pusnes deck machinery

Pusnes deck machinery

CARGOTEC CORPORATION, 25 NOVEMBER 2015 AT 9.30 AM EET – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured orders for a series of Pusnes deck machinery packages for various shipowners. The Pusnes equipment has been specified for different ship types that are going to be built by the Hyundai Group and Sungdong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, in South Korea.

“These orders clearly show the confidence our customers have for MacGregor and our equipment, ” says Nils Jørgen Walle, Sales Manager for Pusnes deck machinery at MacGregor. “MacGregor worked closely with the relevant shipyards and shipowners and secured the contracts by offering high-quality products with leading design standards together with a strong focus on through-life service capabilities.”

MacGregor’s Pusnes deck machinery has been specified for the following ship types: twelve very large crude carriers (VLCC); four Suezmax tankers; six liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carriers; one liquefied ethylene gas (LEG) carrier; two long-range 75, 000 dwt product tankers and one liquefied natural gas/floating storage regasification unit (LNG/FSRU) carrier.

For each deck machinery package MacGregor will be responsible for the design, contract management and the supply of all key components. Equipment deliveries are planned to start in 2016 and will continue into 2017.

Most of the deck machinery will be based on the renowned Pusnes high-pressure ring-main hydraulic system. One shipset will be based on a Pusnes frequency controlled (VFD) electric system.

MacGregor shapes the offshore and marine industries by offering world-leading engineering solutions and services with a strong portfolio of MacGregor, Hatlapa, Porsgrunn, Pusnes and Triplex brands. Shipbuilders, owners and operators are able to optimise the lifetime profitability, safety, reliability and environmental sustainability of their operations by working in close cooperation with MacGregor.

MacGregor solutions and services for handling marine cargoes, vessel operations, offshore loads, crude/LNG transfer and offshore mooring are all designed to perform with the sea. www.macgregor.com

MacGregor is part of Cargotec. Cargotec’s sales totalled approximately EUR 3.4 billion in 2014 and it employs approximately 11, 000 people. Cargotec’s class B shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd under symbol CGCBV. www.cargotec.com

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