After christening and name giving by Mrs. Ella Kuiper-Veldboer, spouse of Mr. Adrie Kuiper, Commercial Director at Nebam IJmuiden, m.v. Flevoborg was launched on January 15th at Shipyard Ferus Smit GmbH in Leer, Germany.
Shortly before launching
The Flevoborg is the second in a series of nine 1A ice classed, nozzle fitted, 14.600 ton vessels Ferus Smit is building for Wagenborg. Principal particulars: length overall 154,60 m., width 17.20 m., hold 11.55 m., container capacity 475 TEU of which 191 on deck, main engine 4500 kW Wärtsilä 9L32C.
The expected delivery of mv Flevoborg will be end of February.
The Flevoborg in her element
©pictures Henk Zuur