Friday, April 2nd, Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Shanghai, delivered m.v. Azoresborg.
Preceded by Amstelborg, Arneborg, Amazoneborg, Asiaborg, Americaborg, Australiaborg, Africaborg, Atlanticborg, Avonborg en Alaskaborg, this vessel is the eleventh in a series of 1A ice-classed, multi purpose vessels of 17300 ton DWT, geared with three 60 ton deck-cranes, the Chinese yard is building for Wagenborg.
With Captain Hans Poot in charge, the Azoresborg started her maiden trip on April 3rd. In Phu My, Vietnam, windmills and fittings had to be loaded for the United States of America.
LOA: 142.89 metres
Width: 21.50 metres
Hold: 13.30 metres
Main engine: 7500 kW Wärtsilä 6L46F
Service speed: 17 mile
Azoresborg sailing from Shanghai
picture: Martijn Lukassen
Translations: Josien Winter