12 September 2013

The shipyard run of the tugboat “MB-93”, building No 504, the second from the series of 6 tugboats of project PE-65, built for the Russian Navy is completed

In November the tugboat will be put into operation within RF Pacific Fleet.


  • towing of vessels and floating objects in harbor areas and open seas
  • performing of escort operations at the speed of 10 knots
  • fire fighting operations at floating and shore objects;
  • oil and petroleum content products spill removal;
  • rescue and salvage operations;
  • ice–breaking of up to 0.8 m ice at the speed of up to 5 knots.
  • Technical information:

    Length max 34,4 m
    Width max 12,1 m
    Draft 4,4 m
    Speed 13,5 knots
    Bollard pull 63 t
    Classificaion ??  Arc4 R1 ?ut1 FF3WS EscortTug by Russian Maritime Register of shipping.
    Propulsion system Z-drive US 255 FP, Rolls-Royce, FPP into nozzles
    Powerplant 2*1864 kW, 1600 r/min, Cat 3516B
    Powerplant 2*1864 kW, 1600 r/min, Cat 3516B

    Full load displacement is 860 t.

    Deck equipment:

  • bow double-drum anchor-towing-mooring electro-hydraulic winch ? 140-180-2?-2?-1?-FEH RED Fluidmecanica providing escort services, 20 t of bollard pull and 1860 kN of brake holding force;
  • aft electro-hydraulic towing winch CHR-20-180-1?-1?-?? RED Fluidmecanica, providing 20 t of bollard pull and 1800 kN of brake holding force;
  • towing hook providing 650 kN of bollard pull with quick release device;
  • cargo crane Fluidmecanica HLRM 45/5 S with lifting capacity of 19.5 kN at the boom of 13.5m.
  • In order to fulfill fire-fighting operations the tugboat is equipped with external fire fighting system made by FFS (capacity is 1500 m3/h, 2 water monitors, water curtains system).

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