China Shipyard Launches Ice-classed MP Vessel

Press Release
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
MV Thameborg: Photo credit Royal Wagenborg/Hudong-Zhonga Shipbuilding

Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Shanghai, launch 'Thamesborg' for Royal Wagenborg.

The Thamesborg (yard number 1595A) is the first vessel in a series of 21000 tons, 1A ice classed, multi purpose vessels, the Chinese yard is building for Royal Wagenborg. The  vessels in this series are geared with four 60 ton cranes.

General information:

LOA:              172,34 metres
LBP:               161,34 metres
Width:             21.50 metres
Main engine:   7500 kW Wärtsilä 6L46F

After the launch of the new MP ship, the keel for yard number 1596A was put down for a similar vessel to be delivered when complete to the same owners later next year.

The expected delivery of m.v. Thamesborg is said to be end of January 2013.


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