13 October 2016 – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won Pusnes deck machinery orders for a new series of 400,000 dwt very large ore carriers (VLOCs) under construction at Chinese shipyard, Qingdao Beihai Shipbuilding Heavy Industries. The orders are booked in Cargotec’s 2016 third quarter order intake.
MacGregor will deliver high-pressure hydraulically-operated deck machinery based on Pusnes designs. “The equipment is simple to operate, well-proven and known for its high-quality,” says Esko Karvonen, Head of Smart Ocean Technology division at MacGregor. “For example, the windlasses are equipped with MacGregor’s proven dual-motor installation, which ensures high capacity and reliability.”
Construction of the Valemax vessels is part of an agreement between Brazilian mining company, Vale and the Chinese Government.
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Esko Karvonen, Head of Smart Ocean Technology division, MacGregor,
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Heli Malkavaara, Senior Communications Manager, MacGregor, tel. +358 20 777 4500
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MacGregor is part of Cargotec. Cargotec’s (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2015 totalled approximately EUR 3.7 billion and it employs over 11,000 people. www.cargotec.com