On May 20th, at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Shanghai, the launching of m.v. Amurborg took place. Christening and namegiving were done by mrs. Lili Li, spouse of Capt. Bi Yuping, Managing Director of Wilhelmsen Huayang ShipService Shanghai.
The Amurborg (yard number 1677A) is the seventeenth 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
After the launch of m.v. Amurborg, the keel for yard number 1578 was layed. This vessel will be launched as Alamosborg forthcoming September.
The expected delivery of m.v. Amurborg is said to be beginning of September 2011.
translation Josien Winter