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.