In October, Cargotec received a large order to deliver MacGregor RoRo cargo access equipment for four 45,000 dwt container/RoRo vessels for Italian container shipping specialist, Ignazio Messina & C. S.p.A. The ships will be built at the STX Jinhae shipyard in Korea and the MacGregor RoRo equipment will be delivered between the last quarter of 2013 and the second quarter of 2014. Each MacGregor shipset includes a quarter ramp, stern door, ramp covers and doors, division doors and a power pack.
"RoRo equipment is an integral part of a vessel's cargo-handling capability," says Magnus Sjöberg, Sales Director for RoRo ships. "Involving Cargotec at an early stage enables us to use our experience to design the most efficient, safe cargo handling solution in order to maximise the ship's overall efficiency and profitability."