Khabarovsk Shipyard today launched the azimuthal ice-class tug ASD Project 2310, built on the order of "Rosneft" for JSC "Rosnefteflot." The tug was called "RN Ussuri."
- (C) photo by Roman Fedorov
This is a small powerful ship Arctic Class ARC4, designed for year-round navigation in coastal marine areas with maximum excitement with wave heights up to 7 meters. In addition to the direct functions of towing and pushing vessel can put out fires.
The tug is interesting because it is equipped with an azimuth thruster, which is the main driver of the vehicle. The propeller is located in a 360 ° rotating column that allows you to maneuver in tight areas.
- bukstir "RN Cupid" ((C) photo IgorGl fleetphoto.ru 7.05.13)
This is the second tug series descended from the stocks of Khabarovsk Shipyard. "RN Cupid" was launched on 24 October 2012. Now he is in Vladivostok, on the basis of acceptance of "Kherson Shipyard", where there was a completion of the order. Now "RN Cupid" undergoing sea trials.
Specifications Project 2310:
Length — 22.73 m,
width — 10.45 m,
draft — 4.5 m,
tonnage — 380 tonnes
2 Rolls-Royce engine capacity of 2700 watts.
The ceremony was attended by the Acting Governor of the Territory Vyacheslav Shport, the management of the Far Eastern Center of Shipbuilding and Ship Repair, Khabarovsk Mayor Alexander Sokolov, management and employees of the company.
Vyacheslav Shport presented awards to the best workers of the plant and talked with the staff of the company. Workers interested in the prospects of Kherson Shipyard download. The head of the region said that the regional authorities will continue to place orders for passenger vessels.
"Now you're building one vessel to replace the" Shooting Star "and two vessels for small rivers. Currently resolved the question of laying two more ships on the replacement of the "Shooting Star" at the expense of edge tools in the framework of the program "Development of transport infrastructure of the Khabarovsk Territory until 2018." They need to be put into operation in 2014. The decision to continue the construction of a series of hovercraft will be made after the first trial operation of ships and hovercraft -30 SVP-50 ", — said Vyacheslav Shport.
He also said that the regional authorities are working with the Ministry of Defence for military boot factory orders. In particular, the issue of the construction of landing craft air cushion, a series of patrol vessels.