Ice-class Tugboat Launched in Archangel Shipyard

Press Release
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Tugboat 'Iskander'. Photo credit Laysky Shipyard

Laysky Shipyard in Archangel, Russia, launches the 'Iskander' tugboat for delivery to Ecotek-Bunker after sea trials.

The new tugboat will transport barges laden with coal, firewood, construction materials to remote areas of the Arkhangelsk region: Mezen, Kamenka, Onega, and to the Nenets Autonomous District.

This is the second ice-class tug launched at Laysky Shipyard in the past eighteen months.

The Laysky Shipyard is located in the Lay River estuary, a tributary of the Northern Dvina.

The shipyard has a 14,000 cmb dry dock, for construction of both flat and keeled vessels of dock weight of 2,500 ton, with 115-m-long keel track cribbing. The dock crane’s lifting capacity is 20 tons.


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