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MacGREGOR bags hatch cover contracts for vessels at Asian yards

MacGREGOR bags hatch cover contracts for vessels at Asian yards

Tokyo: Cargotec Corporation subsidiary MacGREGOR has secured new orders worth close to EUR10 million for 32 shipsets of lift-away hatch covers destined for container ships under construction in Japan and South Korea

During the second quarter of 2009, MacGREGOR received orders from a Japanese shipyard and various South Korean yards that will see the company supply lift-away hatch covers (pictured) for a total of 32 container ships that range in size from 2,500teu-12,600teu.

These contracts include the design and key component delivery of lift-away covers for 30 ships on order at South Korean shipyards for three European owners (five of these also include fixed container fittings) as well as the design, key components and manufacture of lift-away hatch covers for two container vessels on order at a Japanese yard for Japanese owners.

MacGREGOR will deliver these orders from 2010 through to 2012.  [19/06/09]