Flender Werft Delivers RoRo Spaarneborg

Thursday, February 03, 2000
The first of a trio of three RoRo vessels built by Flender Werft Aktiengesellschaft was delivered to owner Wagenborg Scheepvaart B.V. Named Spaarneborg, the vessel will be utilized by Finnish-Swedish forestry product group StoraEnso operating between the ports of Gothenburg and Zeebrügge. Specifically, heavy paper and cardboard supplies will be carried in StoraEnso's Cargo Units (SECU), which are specially fabricated tall containers measuring 45 x 12 x 12 ft. (13.8 x 3.6 x 3.6 m), exceeding the conventional 40 ft. (12.1 m) container. The Dutch-flagged vessel, which was constructed under the rules and regulations of BV ,is powered by a long-stroke cross-head Wärtsilä diesel engine with an output of 10,920 kW at 135-rpm.

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