Wagenborg takes second EasyMax vessel into service

PRESS RELEASE – The second EasyMax vessel was delivered to Wagenborg and taken into service under her official name, Máxima, named after the Dutch queen. The ship left for her maiden voyage to Antwerp from homeport Delfzijl, where the Delfsail 2021 event was planned to take place this year.

Due to Covid-19, Delfsail will be moved to a date to be determined. However, the intention is to still perform the christening ceremony of the Máxima during the Wagenborg event at DelfSail, the Dutch breakbulk carrier states. where the moment still has to be determined.

“The timing of this event will be chosen in such a way that our domestic and foreign guests can fully witness it. As a royal company, we are particularly honoured that Her Majesty has been pleased to associate her name with our sustainable new-build vessel”, Wagenborg writes in a statement.

“Greenest multipurpose vessel”

With a cargo capacity of more than 14,000 tonnes and a hold capacity of 625,000 cbft, Wagenborg was able to build a relatively large vessel without a major increase in overall dimensions. With an installed power of less than 3,000 kW, this ship has extremely low fuel consumption and due to her design, has excellent sea keeping performance. According to Wagenborg, the company’s focus on Energy Efficiency resulted in over 60% savings in CO2-emissions compared to her peer group. “We are proud the EasyMax is by far the greenest multipurpose vessel in her class”, the company states.

Author: Tobias Pieffers

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