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.

 

General information:

LOA:              143.00 metres

Width:            21.50 metres

GT/NT:           11864/5650

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

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