On January 30th, at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Shanghai, the launching of m.v. Taagborg took place. This ship (yard number 1596A) is the second vessel in a series of 21000 tons, 1A ice classed, multi purpose vessels, the Chinese yard is building for Royal Wagenborg. The vessels in this series are geared with four 60 ton cranes.
LOA: 172,34 metres
LBP: 161,34 metres
Width: 21.50 metres
Main engine: 7500 kW Wärtsilä 6L46F
After the launch of m.v. Taagborg, the keel was layed for yard number 1597A. This vessel will be delivered as Tiberborg forthcoming Summer.
The expected delivery of m.v. Taagborg is said to be end of April.
© picture Ebo Blokzijl