November 27 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a new subsea crane contract to deliver three cranes for a new offshore accommodation and construction vessel, which is being built at Chantier Davie Canada Inc in Quebec.

The MacGregor package will comprise of a 250-tonne safe working load (SWL) active heave-compensated (AHC) subsea crane, a 20-tonne SWL offshore crane and a 5-tonne SWL shipboard crane.

The new vessel is the first in a series of dynamically positioned offshore accommodation and construction vessels, sleeping up to 400 passengers, and is scheduled for delivery by the end of spring 2015.