Tag: <span>MacGregor</span>

Load Line secures two-year predictive maintenance agreement with MacGregor
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Load Line secures two-year predictive maintenance agreement with MacGregor

Load Line Marine has signed a two-year OnWatch Scout Predict agreement with MacGregor to support operation and maintenance of its fleet. The order was booked into Cargotec’s fourth quarter of 2020 order intake, with installation and testing starting on board four vessels the first semester of 2021. By increasing the flow of information from ship...

Bringing the value of expert knowledge closer to customers
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Bringing the value of expert knowledge closer to customers

The environment is virtual, but the expertise is real; MacGregor’s Jan Finckenhagen, training manager, offshore solutions division and Floor Meijs senior manager digital solutions, explain how virtual reality crew training can make complex operations safe and efficient. Effective crew training is essential within the offshore industry, with some elements being a mandatory requirement and other...

MSC agrees deal with MacGregor to optimise cargo systems
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MSC agrees deal with MacGregor to optimise cargo systems

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has signed a contract with MacGregor and Guangzhou Wenchong Dockyard to upgrade cargo systems on 6 x 16,000 TEU containerships owned and operated by MSC. MacGregor and MSC have together defined and developed the cargo system solution for these vessels. “The objective was to determine the best solution for the operating...

MacGregor to deliver automated mooring system for Yara Birkeland
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MacGregor to deliver automated mooring system for Yara Birkeland

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, and Kongsberg Maritime have entered into an agreement that will see MacGregor deliver an automated mooring system for the world’s first autonomous container ship, the Yara Birkeland. MacGregor’s automated mooring system will enable the fully electric zero emission Yara Birkeland to carry out mooring operations without human intervention. The order was...

Pragmatism should drive the adoption of digital agendas
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Pragmatism should drive the adoption of digital agendas

By focusing on a select group of commercially impactful digital solutions, enriched by customer input, near-term benefits are achievable; Dennis Mol, vice president, Digital and New Business Transformation, MacGregor, explains how. When seafarers were being lost as sea because of leaking wooden hatch covers, MacGregor solved the problem by inventing and manufacturing the industry’s first...

Anglo Eastern Univan chooses MacGregor for fleet support
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Anglo Eastern Univan chooses MacGregor for fleet support

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed an agreement with Ocean Sourcing to support MacGregor equipment installed on the Anglo Eastern Univan Group fleet of 650 managed vessels. “We are looking forward to increasing our collaboration with Ocean Sourcing and the Anglo Eastern Univan Group,” said John Carnall, senior vice president, Global Lifecycle Support, MacGregor. “The...

Rainmaking and Cargotec call on start-ups to join collaboration programme
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Rainmaking and Cargotec call on start-ups to join collaboration programme

Cargotec has announced that its start-up collaboration with Rainmaking, launched in September this year, is now open to applications. The start-up collaboration programme called Trade & Transport Impact connects corporations and innovative start-ups to address the biggest challenges in maritime, cargo transport and logistics. The key themes related to solving the inefficiencies in cargo flow...

MacGregor launches breakbulk optimiser
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MacGregor launches breakbulk optimiser

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has introduced a new breakbulk cargo stowage solution, the Breakbulk Optimiser, which enables operators to rapidly and optimally plan the stowage of different cargoes, increasing vessel utilisation rates and improving business performance. The solution optimises breakbulk vessel stowage plans by taking into consideration all influencing factors including what cargo is already...

Industry consortium to improve efficiency of containerships
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Industry consortium to improve efficiency of containerships

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed an agreement with six other companies to collaborate in developing new levels of performance and environmental efficiency for containerships. The consortium of industry players, which is led by Dubai-based Zaitoun Green Shipping (ZGS) aims to create a new business model for the container sector. Other companies in the consortium...

MacGregor boosts cargo carrying efficiency of Hapag-Lloyd vessels
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MacGregor boosts cargo carrying efficiency of Hapag-Lloyd vessels

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, is optimising the container stowage systems on board seven Hapag-Lloyd C-class container vessels to deliver enhanced earning potential and reduce emissions per transported cargo unit. The work is being carried out under a MacGregor Cargo Boost service, which is designed to increase the cargo carrying efficiency of vessels and deliver improved...

MacGregor signs two equipment inspection agreements
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MacGregor signs two equipment inspection agreements

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed two inspection service agreements with dry bulk shipping operators, ESL Shipping and Wagenborg Shipping, to ensure that any equipment the companies use from MacGregor is in good working order and to help identify any issues that may result in unexpected downtime. The first agreement is a three-year service agreement...

Cooperation concept to push innovative thinking in maritime trade
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Cooperation concept to push innovative thinking in maritime trade

Cargotech company, MacGregor, and international maritime business platform, SeaFocus, have announced a cooperation concept that will see them create new cooperation models to drive more efficient maritime trade and industry innovation. Intelligence Hunt is a concept developed by Seafocus that brings companies and cross-faculty international university students together. The idea is to “create new ways...