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15 july 2013
“Craneship” has delivered a new ice-breaking tug to Russia.

“Craneship” shipyard has delivered the latest “Liger” ice-breaking tugboat to the client – a Russian company. The tug is to be used in Baltic Sea.

Tug "Liger" is the fourth vessel of a serie of tugs project name TUG 25, built at Craneship yard. This is a multi-purpose tug, ice classed Arc4 with a total output of 5070 bhp.

The vessel’s propulsion system will consist of two US 255 P30CP Rolls-Royce azimuthal steerable propellers, two Caterpillar 3516-HD DITA propulsion engines, and a composite shaft.

The ship was built under the supervision of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) for class KM Arc4 [1] R1 AUT1 FF3WS Escort Tug/Salvage ship.

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

Technical information on the “Liger” ice-breaking tug:
• Power: 5070 h.p.
• Bollard pull: 70.2 tons
• Speed: 14.5 knots
• Length: 30.87 m
• Beam: 11.20 m
• Height: 5.52 m
• Draught: 4.93 m

March 09, 2012 the keel was laid for a new tug «LIGER»
March 27, 2013 tugboat was launched.