Nevsky Shipyard signs contract for construction of four rescue tugboats (graphics)
Nevsky Shipyard LLC and Direction of State Customer of marine transport development programmes have signed a contract for construction of four 4 rescue tugboats of project MPSV12, the shipyard’s press center says.
Nevsky Shipyard earlier won the tender for construction of four rescue tugboats with the capacity of 2.5-3 MW. The shipyard had proposed to fulfill the contract for 7.9 bln. The delivery is to take place on December 24, 2018. The first tugboat is to be delivered to Astrakhan, the second one – to Arkhangelskm the third – to Novorossiysk and the forth – to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. The competition was held by the Direction of State Customer.
Major characteristics: LOA – some 79.85 m, width overall - 17.36 m, depth 6.70 m, осадка по КВЛ - 3.20 m, maximum draught - 4.50 m, deadweight with maximum draught – about 1,820 t, maximum capacity of main engine - 2Х2,600 KW, speed – 14 knots.
Class notation of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping: КМ Arc5  AUT2 FF2WS DYNPOS-2 SalvageShip.
Apart from Nevsky Shipyard, the following shipyards applied for participation in the tender: Shipbuilding Plant Vympel, OJSC (Yaroslavl region), United Shipbuilding Corporation OJSC. USC was not allowed to participated because of incorrect documentation.
Shlisselburg, St. Petersburg based Nevsky Shipyard LLC, is a subsidiary of North-Western Shipping Company (part of UCL Holding). Nevsky Shipyard is one of the oldest enterprises of water transport in Russia’s the North-West. The company has been engaged in shipbuilding since 1952. The company builds mixed sea-river class vessels of various types and purposes and provides ranged repair services. Nevsky Shipyard’s slipway allows launching and lifting for repair 160-m-long vessels with dock weight of up to 3,800 tonnes.