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Malaysian shipbuilding group chooses two more MacGregor offshore cranes

MacGregor has secured a further order for two 100-tonne AHC offshore MacGregor cranes from a shipbuilding group in Malaysia


A leading Malaysian shipbuilding and chartering group has taken up its option for two more 100-tonne active heave-compensated (AHC) offshore cranes from MacGregor, part of Cargotec. This contract follows an identical one placed last year by the same company.

These new cranes, as well as the two ordered earlier, are destined for newbuild offshore support vessels currently under construction within the group for an undisclosed owner. "We are delighted that the group has opted for MacGregor offshore cranes again. They will provide the new vessels with high-precision and reliable performance for a range of demanding offshore operations," says Frode Grøvan, Sales and Marketing Director for MacGregor Advanced Load Handling.

The cranes are scheduled for delivery in March 2014 and they will be manufactured by Cargotec's joint venture company.

Caption: MacGregor active heave-compensated cranes provide new vessels with high-precision and  reliable performance for a range of demanding offshore operations


For further information please contact:

Frode Grøvan, Director, Sales and Marketing, Advanced Load Handling, tel: +47 990 17 782  





Heli Malkavaara, Communications Director, MacGregor, tel: +358 2 4121 252


Source: Cargotec