On May 22nd Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Shanghai, delivered m.v. Avonborg to Royal Wagenborg. Christening and namegiving were performed by the three years old Yenthe Lukassen. The Avonborg is the twentieth 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 Avonborg from Xingang with project cargoes to Iquique, Chile.


General information:

LOA:              142.89 metres

Width:            21.50 metres

Hold:              13.30 metres

Main engine:   7500 kW Wärtsilä 6L46F

Service speed: 17 mile           

©photos: Martijn Lukassen

Share this page