Today, Royal Wagenborg acquired m.v. Veersediep as the first out of seven vessels. In the coming months the “Vechtdiep”, “Vliediep”, “Leuvediep”, “Lingediep”, “Loodiep” and “Loenerdiep” will also be obtained and given a ‘borg-name’.
Renamed ‘Zijlborg’ this vessel is currently undergoing a paint job, providing her with the Wagenborg colours at shipyard Royal Niestern Sander. 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