Big MacGregor heavy lift crane order

By Niamh Marriott13 December 2022

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, will supply heavy-duty cranes for 10 floating crane barges to be built by PT Karya Teknik Utama at their shipyard in Indonesia.

heavy duty crane vessel (Photo: Cargotec)

The barges are scheduled to be delivered from Q2 of 2023, until Q3 of 2024.

Crane order

The orders consist of 10 heavy-duty cranes, some of them including a foundation and a pedestal.

The cranes are designed for 1,800,000 load cycles and are equipped with a mechanical grab. Two of the ordered cranes will be the first electric transloading cranes of the TCE type to be produced and delivered to the customer.

heavy duty crane vessel (Photo: Cargotec)

Winarto Asnim CEO of PT Karya Teknik Utama said, “MacGregor was chosen to supply the cranes based on our experience with their quality and productivity. In addition, we have a history of successful business together and would like to continue building this relationship.

“We are excited to be the first buyer of the inaugural electric transloading crane TCE which will be the forerunner in the transshipping industry and enables us to contribute to a more sustainable future.”

Magnus Sjöberg, senior vice president of merchant solutions at MacGregor, said, “In the last five years, we have supplied more than 10 heavy-duty cranes to PT Karya Teknik Utama to demanding loading work on their barges. We are very proud that they have trusted us with these orders.”

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