On March 27th, at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Shanghai, the launching of m.v. Arubaborg took place (video). The christening of the vessel was performed by Mrs. Sofia Svartsjö.
M.v. Arubaborg (yard number 1573A) is the twelfth vessel in a larger series of 17.500 ton, 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
Shortly after the launch of m.v. Arubaborg, the keel for yard number 1574A was layed. End of June this vessel will be launched as Albanyborg.
Expected delivery of m.v. Arubaborg will be the middle of June.