• ITVI.USA
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    -15.980
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  • OTLT.USA
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  • OTRI.USA
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  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
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  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
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  • WAIT.USA
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  • ITVI.USA
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  • OTLT.USA
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    0.013
    0.5%
  • OTRI.USA
    21.590
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    0.6%
  • OTVI.USA
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  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
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  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
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  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
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  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
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  • WAIT.USA
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Great Lakes bulk carriers to use MacGregor’s self-unloading systems

Cargotec subsidiary MacGregor has been contracted to supply two bulk carriers for Algoma, a Canadian Great Lakes shipping company, with gravity self-unloading systems.

   MacGregor, part of cargo handling solutions provider Cargotec, has been contracted to supply two 20,000-dwt bulk carriers from the Yangzijiang shipyard in China with gravity self-unloading systems, MacGregor said.
   The vessels will be delivered in late 2017/early 2018 to Algoma, a Canadian Great Lakes shipping company.
   Under the contract, MacGregor will deliver a self-unloading system designed for a maximum unloading rate of 5,450 tons per hour for stone or iron ore and 4,360 tons per hour for coal.
   MacGregor is responsible for designing the entire self-unloading system, including a discharge boom, full flow cargo gates, conveyor belts, cross conveyors and a C-loop.
   The two bulk carriers will join Algoma’s fleet of 13 domestic self-unloading vessels operating on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway.

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