On September 30, at Shipyard Ferus Smit GmbH in Leer, Germany the launching of m.v. Finnborg took place. Christening and namegiving were done by mrs. Mary Ann Simpson, spouse of mr. Alfonso Simpson, manager Commercial and Shippingdepartment of Minera Antamina, Peru.
The Finnborg is the fifth of a series of 1A ice classed, nozzle fitted, 14.600 ton vessels Ferus Smit is building for Wagenborg. Principal particulars: length overall 154,60 m., width 17.20 m., hold 11.55 m., container capacity 475 TEU of which 191 on deck, main engine: 4500 kW Wärtsilä 9L32C.
The expected delivery of m.v. Finnborg will be beginning of November.
©foto’s Guus van der Linde en Henk Zuur
Translation: Josien Winter