• 2015 December 30 16:53

    State acceptance commission signs certificate for MB-97 Tug built by Pella Shipyard

    The state commission has signed acceptance certificated for towboat MB-97 of Project 02 790 (PE-65) built at Pella Shipyard, Leningrad region, the shipbuilding company said in a press release.

    The 02790-series tug will shortly be delivered to her homeport in Baltiysk, where the ship will be handed over to the Customer and commissioned into service with Russia's Baltic Fleet.

    The tug was designed for towing vessels and floating structures in the high seas and harbors, for escort of ships at speed up to 10 knots, for fire fighting at floating and coastal facilities, for SAR operations. The boat is able to sail in open pack ice of thickness to 0.6 m at a speed of 6-8 knots.

    Vessel particulars: LOA – 34,4 m, breadth overall – 12,1 m, draft – 4,4 v, speed – 13,5 knots , bollard pull – 61 tonne, RS class notation - KM Arc4 R1 Аut1 FF3WS Tug. Propulsion: thrusters US 255/3625 FP Rolls-Royce, FPP with nozzle, main engines rated power 2 x 1840 kW, 1600 rpm; MTU 16 V 4000 M 63 R. Full displacement – 945 tonne.

    Deck machinery: fore and aft positioned winches, double drum towing/anchorhandling winch with escort capabilities (M140-180-2T M-1C-2C-FEH RED Fluidmecanica), bollard pull – 20 tonnes, maximum braking load 1860 kN, aft towing winch CHR-20-180-1Т-1С-ЕА RED Fluidmecanica with bollard pull – 20 tonne, brake holding load – 1800 kN; aft towing hook (bollard pull 650 kN); crane Fluidmecanica HLRM 45/5 S, lifting capacity 19.5 kN at max reach of 13.5m. The tug is equipped with FFS firefighting systems (1500 m3/ h, 2 water / foam monitors, water curtains).

    JSC Pella Shipyard based in Russia’s Leningrad region was founded in 1950. In 1992 Pella was privatized as Pella Holding Co. comprising the parent company and several subsidiaries. The shipbuilding firm specializes in building harbor tugs with rated power of 1,000-5,000hp, pusher tugs, escort tugs, pilot boats and rescue boats for Russian and foreign customers.


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