Baltic Sea Tug Agency provided towing and mooring services to the largest bulk carrier welcomed by the port of Ust-Luga (photo)
On 24 June 2017, Baltic Sea Tug Agency (BSTA LLC) provided towing and mooring services to the bulk carrier Navios Pollux (length – 292 m, breadth – 45 m) at the port of Ust-Luga (Leningrad Region). As BSTA told IAA PortNews, it deployed the most powerful and state-of-the-art tugboats, Kizhuch and Chernaya Barabulka (5,200 h.p. each), as well as the Taimen tug.
Baltic Sea Tug Agency offers round-the-year services on deep-sea and port-to-port towing, rescue operations, delivery of pilots to/from vessels, support of diving operations and underwater engineering works. In summer period, the company’s fleet can be involved in hydrographic activities, comprehensive servicing of dredgers including security services. In winter, BSTA ships can be deployed for ice cutting along the berths and for ice escorts. BSTA fleets consists of ice-class azimuth tugboats of 3,600 to 5,200 h.p. as well as small tugs and engineering ships to support underwater and hydraulic engineering, dredging and hydrographical operations. BSTA operates at key ports in the Gulf of Finland with its base at the commercial sea port of Ust-Luga.
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