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.





General information:

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






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