MacGregor electric-driven cranes

MacGregor VFD electric crane series inherits the best characteristics of proven designs, but also combines improved operability with low environmental impact
Six open-hatch cargo ships ordered by Grieg Shipping will feature a total of 24 MacGregor variable frequency drive cranes; the order is worth EUR 20 million and was booked into the second quarter 2010 order intake.

Cargotec has signed a contract to deliver six shipsets of environmentally-friendly variable frequency drive (VFD) MacGregor cargo cranes to Grieg Shipping’s new 48,700 dwt open-hatch general cargo ship series. The ships will be built at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in South Korea for the Norwegian shipping group.
In total, the order comprises 24 VFD electrically-driven cranes: each vessel will have four 75-tonne SWL units installed. The cranes are planned for delivery from 2012 until 2013.
– We work closely together with our customers, which enables us to introduce innovations that improve the safety, efficiency and sustainability of their operations, says Per-Erik Nilsson from Cargotec. – The MacGregor electric crane series inherits the best characteristics of proven designs, but also combines improved operability with a low environmental impact.

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