On March 24th at Koninklijke Niestern Sander, Delfzijl the launching of m.v. Elbeborg (yardnumber 842) will take place, clearing the way for yardnumber 843. This vessel will eventually sail as Eeborg.
These vessels are, with regard to their measurements, the largest vessels built by Koninklijke Niestern. Apart from this, they are the largest vessels launched sideways in the North of the Netherlands.
Expected delivery of the Elbeborg is beginning of June.
lenght over all 144,56 metres
width 15,87 metres
depth 11,15 metre
DWT 12.000 ton
cargo capacity 525.000 cft
main engine 4500 kW Wärtsilä 9L32C
speed 15 knots
©pictures Henk Zuur
Translation: Josien Winter