On January 4th, after the christening by mrs. Anneke de Bock-Ekkelkamp, sister-in-law of managing-director Gilbèrt de Bock of De Bock Maritime, the successful launch of MV Sardius took place in Korcula, Croatia.(video)



This ship, third in a series of four 1A ice-classed, nozzle equipped, 5200 tons type I-box vessels to be built for Wagenborg and affiliated captain-owners, will be completed by Peters Shipyards in Kampen.



The I-box vessel is characterized by a 60 metre long hatch-opening and a hold equal in size.

The delivery of m.v. Sardius is expected end June.



General information:

LOA:              99,90 metres

Width:            13,35 metres

Main engine:   1800 kW Wärtsilä 9L20

Speed:             12 knots






Video: Ticho Sta

©pictures: Henk Zuur







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