Russia: Pella Shipyard Wins Tugboat Contract

Pella Shipyard Wins Tugboat Contract

Pella Shipyard and Saint-Petersburg based Gryphon Ltd. have concluded negotiations for the construction of a new tug. Under the contract, Pella will build one tugboat of project 90600 scheduled for delivery in September, 2014.

The tugboat is intended for towing and berthing operations in harbor, roadsteads and coastal areas which comply with R3 navigation area, refloating of ships and vessels, fire fighting operations at floating and shore objects, oil and petroleum content products, cargo transportation, ice breaking and erosion operations.

Technical information:

Length max 25,4 m

Width max 8,8 m

Draught 4,2 m

Speed 11,8 knots

Bollard pull 23 t

Classification КМ Arc4 R3 Aut3 Tug by Russian Maritime Register of shipping.

Propulsion system Z-drives US 155, Rolls-Royce, FPP into nozzles

Powerplant 2х746 kW at 1800 r/min, Caterpillar С32

Deck equipment:

  • bow electro-hydraulic anchor-towing-mooring winch Fluidmecanica providing 10 t of bollard pull;
  • towing hook Fluidmecanica providing 470 kW t of bollard pull;
  • cargo crane

Press Release, March 20, 2013