The winches will be installed on Hyundai Heavy Industries' 10,000-tonne new heavy lift vessel, which will be one of the world's largest heavy lift ships designed to support shipbuilding activities and offshore lifting operations in international waters.
"This order is a breakthrough for MacGregor's offshore winch business in the Korean offshore market and reaffirms MacGregor's reputation as the leading provider of efficient and environmentally friendly solutions," says Francis Wong, Offshore Segment's Sales and Marketing Director at MacGregor. "Ship blocks and offshore structures are getting bigger and heavier, and in order to handle these safely and efficiently the worldwide demand for heavy lift vessels has increased."
Cargotec improves the efficiency of cargo flows on land and at sea - wherever cargo is on the move. Cargotec's brands MacGregor, Kalmar and Hiab are recognised leaders in cargo and load handling solutions around the world. Cargotec's global network is positioned close to customers and offers extensive services that ensure the continuous, reliable and sustainable performance of equipment. Cargotec's sales totalled EUR 3.3 billion in 2012 and it employs approximately 10,000 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki under symbol CGCBV.
Cargotec press release