On August 10th, at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Shanghai, the launching of m.v. Alaskaborg took place. This vessel (yard number 1581A) is the twentyfirst 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.
LOA: 143.00 metres
Width: 21.50 metres
Main engine: 7500 kW Wärtsilä 6L46F
The expected delivery of m.v. Alaskaborg is said to be beginning of November.
©photos by courtesy of Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding and Philippe van Wensveen