St Petersburg May 26, 2015 - On May 25, Pella Shipyard completed the mooring and sea trials of the tugboat RB-365 of the project 90600 (Hull No 942). According to the Company, the acceptance/delivery procedure starts on May 26. Upon completion of the state trials, the vessel will be delivered to the customer.
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 spill response activities, cargo transportation, ice breaking and erosion operations.
Length max 25,4 m
Width max 8,8 m
Draught 4,2 m
Speed 11,8 knots
Classificaion Arc4 R3 Aut3 Tug by Russian Register of shipping.
Propulsion system US 155, Rolls-Royce, FPP into nozzles
Powerplant 2*746 kW at 1800 r/min, Caterpillar ?32
Deck equipment: bow electro-hydraulic anchor-towing-mooring winch Fluidmecanica providing 10 t of bollard pull and 847 kN of brake holding force; 23 t towing hook SWL with quick release device.
The tugboat is equipped with cargo crane 2300, Palfinger with lifting capacity of 150 kilos at the boom of 5m.
In order to fulfill fire-fighting operations the tugboat is equipped with external fire fighting system made by FFS (capacity is 800 m3/h, 2 water monitors, water curtains system).
JSC Pella Shipyard based in Russia’s Leningrad region was founded in 1950. In 1992 Pella was privatized as Pella Holding Co. comprising the head office and several subsidiaries. The shipbuilding firm specializes in building tractor tugs with rated power of 1,000hp to 5,000hp, push boats, escort tugs, pilot boats and SAR boats for Russian customers and for export.