2016 April 20 11:22

Icebreaking tugboat Pur left Novorossiysk for Murmansk

On April 19, having completed her sea trials, tugboat Pur of Rosatomflot left Novorossiysk for Murmansk, her port of registration, says press center of FSUE Atomflot.

The vessel intended for providing a package of port services at port Sabetta was built by Craneship, LLC (Temryuk, Krasnodar Territory) within the framework of Portoflot project. The tugboat was launched on January 15, 2016.
The capacity of the Arc 4 tugboats is 3.84 MW, speed in open water - 13 knots. Maximum draught – 4.93 m, length – 30.87 m, width – 11.2 m, crew - 10.

Mustafa Kashka, Deputy Director General and Chief Engineer at FSUE Atomflot, says the tugboat is expected to arrive in Murmansk by May 15th.

On February 26, 2016 Craneship, LLC launched the Tambey, another tugboat intended for operation at port Sabetta. The Tambey is to arrive in Murmansk by the end of May, 2016. The tugs intended for Sabetta are to be put into operation on May 31, 2016.
Portoflot project implies the construction and operation of three ice-class tugs, one port icebreaker and one icebreaking tugboat. The vessels are under construction at Craneship LLC (Temryuk) and Vyborg Shipyard PJSC (Vyborg). The contract signed by Portoflot with Yamal LNG covers the period from 2014 till 2040.

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