24 November 2012

The regular tugboat of the Acceptance Program of 2013 is launched

It is the escort tugboat of project PE-65, building No 504.


  • Towing of vessels and floating objects in harbor areas and open seas.
  • Performing of escort operations at the speed of 10 knots.
  • Fire fighting operations at floating and shore objects.
  • Oil and petroleum content product spill removal.
  • Rescue and salvage operations.
  • Breaking of up to 0,8 m ice at the speed of up to 5 knots.
  • Technical data:
    Length, max 34,4 m
    Width, max 12,1 m
    Draft 4,4 m
    Speed 13,5 knots
    Bollard pull 63 tones
    Class notation KM  Arc4 R1 Аut1 FF3WS Escort Tug by Russian Maritime Register of shipping.
    Propulsion system Z-drives US 255 FP, Rolls-Royce, FPP into nozzles
    Powerplant 2х1864 kW at 1600 r/min, Cat 3516B

    Full load displacement is 860 t.

    Deck equipment:

  • bow double-drum anchor-towing-mooring electro-hydraulic winch М 140-180-2Т-2В-1С-FEH RED Fluidmecanica providing escort services, 20 t of bollard pull and 1860 kN of brake holding force;
  • aft electro-hydraulic towing winch CHR-20-180-1Т-1С-ЕА RED Fluidmecanica, providing 20 t of bollard pull and 1860 kN of brake holding force;
  • towing hook providing 650 kN of bollard pull with quick release device;
  • cargo crane Fluidmecanica HLRM 45/5 S with lifting capacity of 19.5 kN at the boom of 13.5m.
  • In order to fulfill fire-fighting operations the tugboat is equipped with external fire fighting system made by FFS (capacity is 1500 m3/h, 2 water monitors, water curtains system).

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