AFS was launched on 3 tugs for OMS Shipping

August 14, 2013 at the site of the shipyard head of the "Caspian Energy" — Astrakhan Shipbuilding Production Association (AFS) — held a launch of three tugboats for OMS Shipping (Kazakhstan).

Vessels with a total capacity of two main engines of 880 kWR designed for towing barges displacement of up to 4,000 tons at a speed of up to 5 knots, for the movement of ships in port waters, installations of ships at berth, participate in rescue operations. Intended navigation — the Caspian Sea. Main technical characteristics:

  • length — 24.5 m,
  • total width — 8 m
  • depth — 3.7 m,
  • Total displacement — 260 tons.

The first batch of two tugs, was launched at the end of March 2013.

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