On September 16th Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Shanghai, delivered m.v. Andesborg. Preceded by Amstelborg, Arneborg, Amazoneborg, Asiaborg, Americaborg, Australiaborg, Africaborg, Atlanticborg, Avonborg, Alaskaborg, Azoresborg, Arubaborg, Albanyborg,  Aragonborg, Adriaticborg and Andesborg, the Amurborg is the seventeenth in a row of Wagenborg’s 1A ice-classed, multipurpose vessels of 17500 ton DWT, geared with three 60 ton deck-cranes, the Chinese yard is building for Wagenborg. The maiden voyage will take the Amurborg from Japan with rice to Benin, W-Africa.


General information:
LOA:  142.89 metres
Width:  21.50 metres
Hold:  13.30 metres
Main engine: 7500 kW Wärtsilä 6L46F
Service speed: 17 mile  



©foto: Hugo Berkhout
translation: Josien Winter

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