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MacGregor Secures Subsea Crane Order

first_imgzoom MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a new subsea crane contract that will see the load handling specialist deliver a package of three cranes to a new offshore accommodation & construction vessel being built at Chantier Davie Canada.MacGregor has won a contract to deliver a comprehensive set of cranes to a new vessel under construction at the long-established Canadian shipyard, Chantier Davie Canada Inc. The vessel is scheduled for delivery by the end of Spring 2015.The vessel is the first in a series of dynamically positioned offshore accommodation and construction vessels, sleeping up to 400 passengers in a high-quality live/work environment. With that large accommodation, active heave compensated gangway and a variety of subsea and topside construction equipment, the vessel’s multi-functionality allows it to be deployed globally to perform a broad range of tasks offshore.The MacGregor package comprises three cranes: a 250-tonne SWL active heave-compensated (AHC) subsea crane; a 20-tonne SWL offshore crane; and a 5-tonne SWL shipboard crane. “Together they will deliver an advanced, flexible package that will give the operator enhanced capabilities in the offshore construction market,” says Frode Grøvan, Director, Sales and Marketing for Advanced Load Handling.Chantier Davie is one of the largest shipbuilders in North America and has delivered over 700 vessels and mobile offshore drilling units to clients globally.Cargotec, November 27, 2013last_img read more

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8 people you will definitely see if you go to the parade

first_imgAH, THE OLD St Patrick’s Day parade.  There’s nothing like it, wha?This Sunday thousands of people will make their way into Dublin city centre to see the spectacle and performance.If you are one of them, here are some people you will probably encounter.The older lady who has been there since 7amAnd is not budging for anyone thank you very much, no matter how small your children are!Laura Hutton/Photocall IrelandThe scary teenage patriotHe’s so surly…and yet so festive.Laura Hutton/Photocall IrelandThe child who doesn’t want to be thereHe’s been bored since ten minutes after they arrived.Laura Hutton/Photocall IrelandThe enthusiastic touristThey’re so eager and excited.  They have no idea what’s ahead of them. Laura Hutton/Photocall IrelandThe overly enthusiastic touristHe’s probably green white and orange under his clothes as well!Sasko Lazarov/Photocall IrelandGiggling teenage girls……who probably won’t be upright for very long.Laura Hutton/Photocall IrelandThe child who should be on a postcardHonestly, would you look at him!Laura Hutton/Photocall IrelandThe localShe’s there every year, knows everything there is to know about the parade and bloomin’ loves it.Sasko Lazarov/Photocall IrelandHave a good one!Here’s why everyone should stop calling it ‘St Patty’s Day’>What did leprechauns look like? There are 2 answers…>last_img read more

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