United Shipbuilding Corporation’s (USC) Astrakhan Ship Repair Plant has launched the sixth Project 22870 rescue tug that the company is building for the Russian Navy.
Named SB-742, the Vympel-designed vessel could also carry out firefighting, dive support, oil spill recovery, and survey duties.
The tug has a length of 57 metres, a beam of 14 metres, a displacement of 1,000 tonnes, and a speed of 14 knots.
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