MacGregor secures complete piggy-back hatch cover order from Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding

18 November 2019 – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured an order to provide a complete set of remote operated piggy-back hatch covers with hydraulic lifting and an internal traction electric drive system to Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding (FBS). MacGregor`s scope of supply includes design & key components, steel material, fabrication and delivery of the hatch covers to FBS. The order is booked into Cargotec’s fourth quarter 2019 order intake, with a planned delivery of the solution during the fourth quarter of 2020.

”We are very pleased that FBS has trusted our knowledge and expertise to provide the complete hatch cover solution for their new building project,” says Magnus Sjöberg, Senior Vice President, Merchant Solutions Division, MacGregor.


For further information, please contact

Magnus Sjöberg
Senior Vice President, Merchant Solutions Division, MacGregor.
Tel. +46 31 850 919

Robin Thuillier
Communications Director, MacGregor
Tel. +65 9730 4301  


MacGregor is a leader in intelligent maritime cargo and load handling with a strong portfolio of MacGregor, Hatlapa, NMF, Porsgrunn, Pusnes, Rapp, Triplex and TTS products, services and solutions, all designed to perform with the sea.

Shipbuilders, shipowners 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 is part of Cargotec. Cargotec’s (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2018 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 13,000 people worldwide.