China: Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding Delivers MV Avonborg

Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding Delivers MV Avonborg

On May 22nd Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Shanghai, delivered MV Avonborg to Royal Wagenborg.

Christening and namegiving were performed by the three years old Yenthe Lukassen. The Avonborg is the twentieth in a row of Wagenborg’s 1A ice-classed, multipurpose vessels of 17.500 ton DWT, geared with three 60 ton deck-cranes, the Chinese yard is building for Wagenborg.

The maiden voyage will take the Avonborg from Xingang with project cargoes to Iquique, Chile.

General information:

LOA: 142.89 metres

Width: 21.50 metres

Hold: 13.30 metres

Main engine: 7500 kW Wärtsilä 6L46F

Service speed: 17 mile


Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, May 31, 2012; Image: wagenborg