Anchor-handling Capabilities Secure New Order For Cargotec

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Cargotec is to deliver MacGregor anchor-handling systems for two 12,000 BHP anchor-handling tug supply / oil recovery vessels in China

Cargotec has won a contract to supply two sets of MacGregor anchor-handling systems for two anchor-handling tug /supply / oil recovery vessels under construction at a Chinese Shipyard for a Singaporean owner.  The anchor-handling equipment is scheduled for delivery at the end of 2011 and it will be manufactured at Cargotec’s facilities for offshore load handling in Singapore and China.

The new order comprises the following MacGregor equipment:
•        anchor-handling/towing winches
•        anchor windlass mooring winches
•        tugger winches
•        capstans
•        storage reels
•        shark jaws/towing pins
•        telescopic deck cranes.  

The anchor-handling towing winches have a 380 tonnes line pull and a 500 tonnes static brake. The bollard pull of these ABS classed vessels is 150 – 160 tonnes.

“We are pleased that our customers have opted for MacGregor anchor-handling systems with their proven technology and high levels of operational reliability,” says Gavin Lim, Cargotec’s sales director for towing and mooring solutions.

With its global service organisation, Cargotec offers integrated service solutions to marine and offshore operators. MacGregor Onboard Care service agreements offer ship operators sustainable ship operations and revenue-earning capabilities by ensuring that equipment works when it is needed through flexible planned maintenance.

Source: Cargotec

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