On November 15th, at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Shanghai, the launching of m.v. Thamesborg took place. Christening and namegiving were done by mrs. Huang Shan.

The Thamesborg (yard number 1595A) is the first 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.

 

General information:

LOA:              172,34 metres

LBP:               161,34 metres

Width:            21.50 metres

Main engine:   7500 kW Wärtsilä 6L46F

 

After the launch of m.v. Thamesborg, the keel for yard number 1596A was layed. This vessel will be delivered as Taagborg forthcoming Spring.

The expected delivery of m.v. Thamesborg is said to be end of January 2013.

 

Thamesborg van stapel

 

thamesborg van stapel

Thamesborg van stapel

 

©pictures: Henk Zuur

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