Pella Shipyard (Leningrad Region) launched the harbor tugboat of Project 04690 (graphics)
On 22 September 2017 Pella Shipyard (Leningrad Region) launched the harbor tugboat of Project 04690, BUK-2190. The shipyard says upon completion of all tests the vessel will be delivered to the customer and will join Russia’s Black Sea Fleet.
The project is included into the programme on construction and delivery of vessels in 2018. The construction is performed according to the schedule.
The ceremony was attended by Captain 1 Rank Anzor Dandamayev, head RF Navy’s Auxiliary Fleet; Captain 1 Rank Aleksey Chukhrai, Head of Transport Support Service, Western Military District; management and employees of the shipyard.
The tugboat is intended for towing and berthing operations at the ports, river and sea water areas, for firefighting and other functions.
Deck equipment: bow electro-hydraulic anchor-towing-mooring winch Fluidmecanica providing 33 kN of bollard pull and 294 kN of brake holding force; towing hook SWL providing 196 kN of bollard pull with quick release device.
The tugboat is also equipped with crane-manipulator РС 2300MB V1, Palfinger, with the capacity of 280 kg at the boom of 5 m.
In order to fulfill fire-fighting operations the tugboat is equipped with external fire fighting system made by FFS (capacity is 100 m3/h, 2 water foam monitors, water curtains system).
Pella Shipyard based in Russia’s Leningrad region was founded in 1950. The shipyard specializes in construction of state-of-the-art multi-functional sea-going ships. One of company’s priorities is to renovate the obsolete fishing fleet of Russia.
The shipyard can simultaneously build at least 8 sea-going ships per year with length between 50 m and 100 м and draught of up to 6 m, including Arctic class ships.