On Wednesday the 29th of August last Nb. 407 m.v. Vlieborg has been launched at Shipyard Ferus Smit at Westerbroek.

The Vlieborg, having following dimensions: l.o.a. 142.65 mtr., beam 15.87 mtr., deadweight  12.000 tons, hold volume 503.500 cft., is the second unit in a series of three ships to be built for Royal Wagenborg. These ships are the biggest ever launched at the Ferus Smit Westerbroek location and along the Winschoterdiep. The Vlieborg will be equipped with a main engine delivering 3000 kW to a ducted propeller.

The delivery is said to be mid October.


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