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10 June 2015

The tugboat “MB-97” of project 02790 (PE-65), building No.508 has been launched.

At the launching ceremony was attended by representatives of the customer, authority of the shipyard and factory workers.

The vessel was sanctified by Churchman Nikolay of the Church of St. Prince Vladimir Equal to the Apostles.

Assignment:

  • 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 products spill removal;
  • rescue and salvage operations;
  • ice–breaking of up to 0.8 m ice at the speed of up to 5 knots.
  • Technical information

    Length max 34,4 m
    Width max 12,1 m
    Draft 4,4 m
    Speed 13,5 knots
    Bollard pull 63 t
    Classificaion КМ  Arc4 R1 Аut1 FF3WS EscortTug by Russian Maritime Register of shipping.
    Propulsion system Z-drive US 255 FP, Rolls-Royce, FPP into nozzles
    Powerplant 2*1864 kW, 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 1800 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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