April 6 - Arubaborg, which is being built for Royal Wagenborg by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Shanghai, has been launched with delivery expected in mid-June this year.

Sofia Svartsjö christened the vessel which is the 12th in a series of 17,500 tonne, 1A ice class, multi-purpose vessels that are being built by the shipyard. The ships are 143 m in length and equipped with three 60-ton cranes.

Shortly after the launch of Arubaborg, the keel for yard number 1574A was laid down with the launch, as Albanyborg, expected at the end of June.