On January 13th, at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Shanghai, the launching of m.v. Avonborg took place. This vessel (yard number 1580A) is the twentieth 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. Avonborg is said to be end of May 2012.



©pictures: Pieter de Roos en Philippe van Wensveen

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