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MacGregor nets accommodation vessel winch package in Malaysia

15th September 2014

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a winch package contract from Singapore-listed Nam Cheong Limited group

MacGregor nets accommodation vessel winch package in Malaysia
The 123 metre barges are scheduled for delivery in 2016

Eight-point MacGregor mooring systems, with a 150-tonne line pull/270-tonne brake holding capacity, tugger winches and capstans have been specified for two new 500-men accommodation work barges being built at the yard.

An option remains for two more barges.

The 123 metre barges are scheduled for delivery in 2016. They will enter service for one of the largest accommodation/work barge specialists in Asia, Perdana Petroleum Berhad.

"Our winches have been chosen by these leading companies because of their proven reliability and performance," said Francis Wong, vice president, segment sales, MacGregor Offshore.

"MacGregor's strong lifecycle support services and its presence worldwide were additional factors in securing the contract.”

Malaysia-based Perdana Petroleum Berhad says that the new vessels will help the company take full advantage of the increasing demand for accommodation barges in the market from maintenance contracts and enhanced oil recovery activities.

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