On June 20th, at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Shanghai, the launching of m.v. Albanyborg took place.




M.v. Albanyborg (yard number 1574A) is the thirteenth vessel in a larger series of 17.500 tons, 1A ice classed, multi purpose vessels, the Chinese yard is building for Royal Wagenborg. The vessels in this series are geared with three 60 ton cranes.




General information:

LOA:              143.00 metres

Width:            21.50 metres

GT/NT:           11864/5650

Main engine:   7500 kW Wärtsilä 6L46F




After the launch of m.v. Albanyborg, the keel for yard number 1575A was layed. End of September this vessel will be launched as Aragonborg.

Expected delivery of m.v. Albanyborg will be the middle of September.




©pictures: Philippe van Wensveen




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