On September 10th, at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Shanghai, the launching of m.v. Aragonborg took place. Christening and namegiving were done by mrs. Zhang Yan, spouse of manager director Cao Zhen of Camarine Supervision.
This vessel (yard number 1575A) is the fourteenth vessel in a larger series of 17.500 tons, 1A ice classed, multi purpose vessels, the Chinese yard is building for Royal Wagenborg. The vessels in this series are geared with three 60 ton cranes.
LOA: 143.00 metres
Width: 21.50 metres
Main engine: 7500 kW Wärtsilä 6L46F
After the launch of m.v. Aragonborg, the keel was layed for yard number 1617A. This vessel will be launched as Adriaticborg at the end of December.
The expected delivery of m.v. Aragonborg is said to be beginning of December.
Pictures made by Philippe van Wensveen and Pieter Roos