Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Floats Out MV Alaskaborg, China
On August 10th, Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Shanghai, carried out the launching of m.v. Alaskaborg. This vessel (yard number 1581A) is the 21st vessel in a larger series of 17.500 tons, 1A ice classed, multi-purpose vessels that the Chinese yard is building for Royal Wagenborg.
The vessels in this series are geared with three 60 ton cranes.
LOA: 143.00 m
Width: 21.50 m
Main engine: 7500 kW Wärtsilä 6L46F
The expected delivery of m.v. Alaskaborg is said to be beginning of November.
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, August 16, 2012; Image: wagenborg