On February 18th, at Shipyard Ferus Smit GmbH in Leer, Germany the launching of m.v. Fraserborg took place. Christening and namegiving were done by mrs. Ineke Smit-Rutgers, spouse of Ferus Smit’s former managingdirector Jan Smit (video)
The Fraserborg is the fourth of a series 1A ice classed, nozzle fitted, 14.600 ton vessels Ferus Smit is building for Wagenborg. Principal particulars: length overall 154,60 m., width 17.20 m., hold 11.55 m., container capacity 475 TEU of which 191 on deck, main engine: 4500 kW Wärtsilä 9L32C.
The expected delivery of m.v. Fraserborg will be end of March.
Translation: Josien Winter