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MacGregor secures floating linkspan orders from France

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract with Bouygues Travaux Publics, one of the world's largest civil engineering construction companies, to design, fabricate and install three linkspan facilities in France. The order is booked into Cargotec's third quarter 2017 order intake and MacGregor equipment will be delivered during 2020.
The linkspans will serve traffic in Calais, which is the most frequent RoRo hub in the world together with Dover.  Each floating linkspan will be constructed from 1,500 tonnes of structural steel.
"MacGregor's proven expertise in delivering large and sophisticated linkspan projects was one of the key reasons for securing the order. Customers value our capabilities to design according to specification and delivering on time," says Michel van Roozendaal, President, MacGregor. "We have a long relationship with this customer since 2009 when we delivered two linkspans to Morocco in 2009, and we have been involved in Garden Bridge project in London," van Roozendaal continues.
For more information please contact:
Michel van Roozendaal, President, MacGregor, tel. +32 478 80 60 92
Heli Malkavaara, Senior Communications Manager, MacGregor,
Tel. +358 20 777 4500, Email:


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For further information please contact:
Heli Malkavaara,
Communications Director, Marine
tel: +358 2 4121 252

Cargotec improves the efficiency of cargo flows on land and at sea - wherever cargo is on the move. Cargotec's daughter brands, Hiab, Kalmar and MacGregor are recognised leaders in cargo and load handling solutions around the world.
Cargotec's global network is positioned close to customers and offers extensive services that ensure the continuous, reliable and sustainable performance of equipment.

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