On January 11th, in Nanjing, China, a new seagoing barge was launched for Wagenborg Sleepdienst B.V. The barge is equipped with a pump system and will bear the name Wagenborg Barge 7. The carrying capacity of this barge is 13.000 ton, dimensions are 100 x 33 x 7.60 meter. Wagenborg Barge 7 is the third barge Veka Shipyards B.V. delivers to Koninklijke Wagenborg.
In the meantime the contract has been signed for the construction of an identical barge, Wagenborg Barge 8. Delivery is planned for 2011.
Wagenborg Barge 7 will arrive in Rotterdam end of June.
Pictures: Mark Mazereeuw