Future Polish Navy tug begins sea trials
Poland’s Remontowa Shipbuilding has begun conducting sea trials of the final unit in a series of six tugs ordered by the Polish Navy.
Once in service, the future Przemko will be operated out of the naval base at Świnoujście alongside sisters Bolko and Semko. Duties will include towing, cargo and personnel transport, search and rescue (SAR), and pollution response.
The vessel will have the ability to transport general cargo of up to four tonnes on its open deck. For towing, it is equipped with towing lifts that enable a bollard of up to 35 tonnes to be achieved.
As an ice class vessel, the tug will be capable of operating in heavy ice conditions assisted by icebreakers.
The future Przemko will later undergo acceptance tests before being delivered to the navy in the latter half of May 2021.