Cargotec's MacGregor wins a EUR 37 million order for 45 electric winches from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, 23 OCTOBER 2013 AT 10 A.M. (EEST)
Cargotec's MacGregor has won an order worth approximately EUR 37 million for 45
electric winches from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co. Ltd, in South Korea.
The order will be booked in the fourth quarter 2013 order intake and the
equipment is scheduled for delivery between the second and fourth quarter of
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
"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
Further information for the press:
Francis Wong, Segment Sales and Marketing Director, Offshore, MacGregor, tel.
+65 65 973 518
Heli Malkavaara, Communications Director, MacGregor, tel. +358 2 4121 252,
Further information for investors:
Paula Liimatta, Director, Investor Relations, tel. +358 20 777 4084
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. www.cargotec.com
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