JSC Pella Shipyard Launches Another Tug for Russian Navy

JSC Pella Shipyard Launches Another Tug for Russian Navy

On June 7th 2012 JSC Pella Shipyard seccsesfuly held launching ceremony of another Azimuth tug RB-391 of the Project 90600. This Tug with the serial number 932 comes as the twelfth Project 90600 vessel built for Russian Navy.

Main purpose of Project 90600 tugs is towage and mooring operations in ports and littoral zones, bringing vessels afloat, fire extinguishing of floating assets and coastal structures, oil spill response, cargo transportation, washing out ice cover in basing sites, etc.

Distinguishing features

  • High maneuverability
  • High level of automation and centralization of control ensuring security and comfort of piloting
  • Operational reliability also in severe ice conditions
  • All round view from the wheelhouse
  • Installation of equipment of the world leading manufacturers
  • Comfortable compartments for work and rest, ease of operation
  • High economic efficiency

Technical data:

Length overall 25,4 m

Breadth overall 8,8 m

Hull height 4,66 m

Draught ab. 4,2 m

Power 2*746 kW

Propulsion 2 Z-drives Rolls-Royce

Bollard pull 23-35 t

Naval Today Staff, June 11, 2012; Image: Pella Shipyard