Earlier this week the m.v. Zijlborg left the port of Delfzijl for her first journey in the Wagenborg fleet. The m.v. Zijlborg, acquired as the first out of seven vessels, was brought to Wagenborg standards and provided with Wagenborg colours at shipyard Royal Niestern Sander during the past weeks. Combining the strenghts of Niestern Sander and several departments of Wagenborg Shipping, the m.v. Zijlborg was prepared for her first voyage.

Equipped with ice class 1A and two box-shaped holds of 39.0 and 42.8 m, m.v. Zijlborg is suitable for worldwide trade carrying various cargos such as forest products, breakbulk and bulk making m.v. Zijlborg a perfect fit in the existing fleet of ice-strengthened multipurpose dry cargo vessels.

The general particulars of m.v. Zijlborg are as follows:

Length over all:                118,85 m

Breadth:                             15,20 m

Depth:                                8,45 m

DWT:                                  7.200 t 

Cargo capacity:                328.949 cft

Engine:                               MAK 8M32

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