MacGregor to Supply SWL Subsea Crane for Wuchang Shipbuilding

first_imgzoom MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured an order from Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry for a 100-tonne SWL active heave-compensated subsea crane.The MacGregor crane will be installed on the anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel, currently under construction for the offshore specialist, China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL).Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry, a subsidiary of one of China’s largest shipbuilders, China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), plans to deliver the Rolls-Royce UT788-design vessel in March 2015.Once operational, the vessel will perform offshore services in the South China Sea. It will also have the capability to carry out deepwater and ultra-deepwater work in other offshore areas such as Brazil, West Africa, the Gulf of Mexico and the North Sea.Cargotec, February 25, 2014last_img

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