MacGregor, part of Cargotec, says it has acquired Norwegian privately-owned Deep Water Solutions AS, a company specialising in lifting applications utilising electric multi-drive technology.
"Customer requirements for environmentally friendly solutions are increasing in offshore load handling applications, such as subsea cranes, module handling and LARS (launch and recovery) systems and having Deep Water Solutions' experts in the MacGregor family we enhance and strengthen our multi-drive (electric) technology know-how to be able better to serve and support our customers", says Tom Harald Svennevig, Vice President for MacGregor Advanced Load Handling business.
"The owners and operators are looking for vessels designed for worldwide service with a 'clean design' and Green Passport. Clean Design requires minimum fuel consumption, requires no spill philosophy and makes electrical multi drive technology a preferred choice", Mr Svennevig continued.
MacGregor products serve the maritime transportation, offshore and naval logistics markets, in ports and terminals as well as on board ships. Its cargo flow solutions integrate cargo access, stowage, care and handling functions to suit a particular ship's cargo profile, which benefits its productivity, environmental impact and profitable service lifetime.