Pella Shipyard to build two tugboats of project 90600 for RF Ministry of Defence


Pella Shipyard (Leningrad region) has signed a contract with the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation on construction of two tugboats of project 90600, the shipbuilding company says.

Under the contract, the first tug is to be built and delivered to the customer in 2016, the second one – in 2017. The tugboats are to be deployed for operation in Astrakhan and Baltijsk.

The tugboat is intended for towing and berthing operations in harbor, off-harbour and coastal areas which comply with R3 navigation area, refloating of ships and vessels, fire fighting operations at floating and shore objects, oil spill response activities, assisting operations in ports.


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