CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, SEPTEMBER 21, 2022 AT 9:00 AM EEST
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received a large order for the delivery of container securement systems for twelve container ships over 23,500 TEUs for Hapag-Lloyd. The vessels will be built at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) in South Korea.
The order was counted in orders received by Cargotec in the third quarter of 2022. The vessels are expected to be delivered to the shipowner between the second quarter of 2023 and the fourth quarter of 2024.
“The cargo system plays a very important role in the efficient operation of the container ship. Hapag-Lloyd and MacGregor have worked closely together and developed the optimum loading system for this series of vessels to ensure the best loading efficiency. Placing this order with MacGregor was our first choice,” says Lutz-Michael Dyck, Senior Manager, Strategic Asset Projects, Hapag-Lloyd.
“Hapag-Lloyd is a highly valued and strategic customer for MacGregor. Over the years, we have worked closely together to find ways to improve cargo efficiency on existing ships and new buildings. In this project, we collaborated on the concept design and configuration of the cargo system from the earliest stages. I am very proud that Hapag-Lloyd trusted us with this order,” said Magnus Sjöberg, Senior Vice President, Merchant Solutions, MacGregor.
Hapag-Lloyd is currently the fifth largest container ship in the world with 253 container ships totaling a capacity of 1.8 million TEUs. Hapag-Lloyd is known for its dedication to efficiency and minimizing environmental impact.
For more information, please contact:
Magnus Sjöberg, Senior Vice President, Merchant Solutions Division, MacGregor
Such. +46 31 850 919, [email protected]
Janna Wolin, Communications Manager, MacGregor
Such. +358 407 067 022, [email protected]
MacGregor is a leader in sustainable ocean freight and cargo handling with a strong portfolio of products, services and solutions, all designed to work with the sea.
Shipbuilders, owners and operators are able to optimize the profitability, safety, reliability and environmental sustainability of their operations by working closely with MacGregor. www.macgregor.com
MacGregor is part of Cargotec. Cargotec’s (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2021 totaled around €3.3 billion and employs around 11,500 people worldwide. www.cargotec.com
Hapag-Lloyd container ship