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21 May 2014

The State Commission has accepted the tugboat “RB-412” building No 940, pr. 90600.

The State Commission has accepted the tugboat “RB-412” building No 940, pr. 90600. At the nearest time the tugboat will be delivered and put into operation within the Black Sea Fleet RF.
The team of sailors of Black Sea Fleet arrived to Pella Shipyard to accept and to learn the new modern tugboat. The Crew of the tugboat with the help of specialists of the Shipyard is to learn the modern mechanisms, ship systems and to prepare the tugboat for its delivery to the port of operation – Sevastopol.

The tugboat is intended for towing and berthing operations in harbor, roadsteads and coastal areas which comply with R3 navigation area, refloating of ships and vessels, fire fighting operations at floating and shore objects, oil and petroleum content products, cargo transportation, ice breaking and erosion operations.

Technical information:

Length max 25,4 m
Width max 8,8 m
Draught 4,2 m
Speed 11,8 knots
Classificaion КМ  Arc4 R3 Aut3 Tug by Russian Register of shipping.
Propulsion system Z-drives US 155, Rolls-Royce, FPP into nozzles
Powerplant 2*746 kW at 1800 r/min, Caterpillar С32

Deck equipment:

  • bow electro-hydraulic anchor-towing-mooring winch Fluidmecanica providing 10 t of bollard pull and 847 kN of brake holding force;
  • 23 t towing hook SWL with quick release device
  • The tugboat is equipped with cargo crane РС 2300, Palfinger with lifting capacity of 150 kilos at the boom of 5m.

    In order to fulfill fire-fighting operations the tugboat is equipped with external fire fighting system made by FFS (capacity is 800 m3/h, 2 water monitors, water curtains system).

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