2019 December 2 13:47

Yaroslavsky Shipbuilding Plant launches tugboat of project 23470, Kapitan Naiden

Yaroslavsky Shipbuilding Plant says it launched the seagoing tug of Project 23470 on 28 November 2019. By the order of RF Navy Commander the ship has been named Kapitan Naiden, the shipyard says in its press release.

Yaroslavsky Shipbuilding Plant is currently building a series of Project 23470 tugboats. The first two ships are at the delivery base in Sevastopol with three more units under construction at the shipyard.

Russian Maritime Register of Shipping class notation: KM*Arc4 [1] AUT1 FF3WS EPP Helideck Tug.

The tugboat is intended for towing of vessels, floating facilities and structures in ice-covered and ice-free water; assistance to vessels within port water area and mooring operations; escort operations in sea; extinguishing of fires on floating and shore-based facilities, extinguishing of fuel burning on water surface; refloating of ships and vessels.

PAO Yaroslavsky Shipbuilding Plant (Yaroslavsky Shipyard, managed by JSC FINSUDPROM) is located in the central part of Russia on the Volga River. The shipyard was incorporated in 1993. The company specializes in the construction of civil and naval ships with displacement of up to 3,000 tonnes and length of up to 75 meters.