Christening of EasyMax vessel Egbert Wagenborg takes place
On April 21st the christening and namegiving of yard number 850 took place. For the third time in 67 years, a vessel on Wagenborg fleet list has been given the name of the company’s founder, 'Egbert Wagenborg'.
The ice-strengthened multipurpose vessel of the EasyMax type, commissioned by Wagenborg and affiliated partners, with a cargo capacity of over 14.000 tonnes, measuring 149m in length and 15,90 in width, is the largest vessel ever built at a yard situated on the landside of the dikes in the North of the Netherlands.
The first voyage of Wagenborg's newest flagship involves a load of limestone from Storugns on the Swedish island of Gotland to Kokkola in Finland.