Construction of the fourth EasyMax vessel for Royal Wagenborg has started with a steel cutting ceremony. The new multi-purpose vessel is being built at shipyard Royal Niestern Sander and is expected to be delivered and put into operation in 2024.
The EasyMax concept is an open-top multi-purpose ice classed vessel with a cargo capacity of 14,000 tonnes and a hold volume of 625,000 cbft. It was jointly developed by Wagenborg and Niestern Sander. Wagenborg was awarded the KVNR Maritime Shipping Award in 2018 for this ship design, partly due to its superior fuel efficiency.
The Egbert Wagenborg and Máxima have now proven themselves as sustainable and successful ship types and, together with its future sisters, will continue to contribute to Wagenborg Shipping’s position as a leading multipurpose shipping company.
In June 2022, construction started on the third EasyMax vessel. Recently, the bow ship section of the ship was transported from the construction hall to the quayside. Delivery of this vessel is expected this year.