Russian Navy Receives Tugboat from Pella Shipyard
Pella shipyard has delivered the tugboat “RB-400” (building No 938, project 90600) to the State Customer – Russian Navy.
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.
Length max 25,4 m
Width max 8,8 m
Draught 4,2 m
Speed 11,8 knots
Propulsion system Z-drives US 155, Rolls-Royce, FPP into nozzles
Powerplant two Caterpillar С32 with 746 kW at 1800 r/min
At the nearest time the tugboat will be put into operation within Northern Fleet of RF.
Press Release, November 15, 2013; Image: Russian Navy