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26 december 2012
New tugboat “Kapitan Merkulov” was delivered to its home port.

New tugboat “Kapitan Merkulov” was delivered to its home port on New Year’s Eve.

Ice-class multipurpose tugboat on project TUG65.

The project was developed by «Transship-Design» engineering bureau.

• Power: 5070 h.p.
• Length: 30.87 m
• Beam: 11.20 m
• Draught: 4.88 m

Watch the documentary on the creation of the tug: “Order 603. The history of creation.” It features the process of building the tug, unveils some of its capabilities and shows the tug’s sea trials in Kerch and Mariupol.

At March 09, 2012 kee wasl laid for a new tug project TUG65_603.

At June 09, 2013 tugboat was launched.