June 27 - Cargotec has signed a contract with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, South Korea to deliver MacGregor ro-ro equipment for four con-ro ships to be built for a Saudi Arabian owner, with delivery scheduled for 2012 - 2013.

The contract includes 1,600 tonnes of MacGregor equipment for each of the four vessels including: a jumbo quarter ramp, stern door, two ramp covers, several bulkhead doors, plus two levels of hoistable decks and movable access ramps.

"These specialist ships are designed to carry general and project cargo as well as various type of ro-ro cargo.Cargotec has great expertise and technical know-how in delivering flexible and efficient MacGregor cargo handling solutions to our customers," says Magnus Sjoberg, sales director for ro-ro Ships at Cargotec. "Furthermore, we have a long and successful relationship with the shipyard and we understand their business and processes."