MacGREGOR Plimsoll Wins $7.27M Order

Monday, November 12, 2007
MacGREGOR’s Offshore division has won another order for packages of MacGREGOR Plimsoll deck machinery for a series of 120-tonne bollard-pull offshore anchor-handlers ordered by a Japanese owner At the end of October, Niigata Shipbuilding & Repair Inc. in Japan ordered five shipsets of deck machinery to be installed on 70m-long offshore anchor-handling tug/supply (AHTS) vessels being built for a Japanese owner. Three shipsets of equipment will be delivered in 2008, and the other two in 2009, and the total contract value is approximately $7.27m. Each deck machinery package features MacGREGOR Plimsoll-designed electro-hydraulic drive main winches, with a 200-tonne line pull and 300-tonne brake holding power. Also included are a service crane, a 300 tonnes SWL sharkjaw towpin, and a newly designed stern roller which uses a taper roller bearing instead of the conventional bush bearing type.

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