At Koninklijke Niestern Sander, Delfzijl, yardnumber 842 is taking shape.
On February 7th the 650 ton weighing stern was transported by 28 lines SPMT’s (112 wheels) – Wagenborg Nedlift – from the construction area to the slipway where the stern was assembled to the hull.
Launching of yard number 842, to be named Elbeborg, is planned for March 24th. Expected delivery is at the beginning of June.
Length over all 144,56 metres
Width 15,87 metres
Depth 11,15 metres
DWT 12.000 tons
Cargo capacity 525.000 cft
Main engine 4500 kW Wärtsilä 9L32C
Service speed 15 knots
©photos Jan Tuil
Translation Josien Winter