Fewer newbuildings impact Alfa Laval's 3rd quarter

Fewer newbuildings lead to fewer orders in the marine segment at Swedish Alfa Laval. This development is offset by an increasing demand for environmental solutions, says the company, which landed a USD 93.9 million profit in the 3rd quarter.

Fewer orders at shipyards earlier this year are starting to impact Swedish supplier Alfa Laval, says the company in its 3rd quarter interim report, where the order intake at the group's Marine & Diesel division declined somewhat compared to the same period last year.

This development is especially attributed to the fact that several major boiler contracts for large ship series are being completed, though this is also caused by a development from shipbuilders earlier this year, notes CEO Lars Renström.

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