On November 30th, 2017 at the Nevsky Shipyard the launch of the Multipurpose shallow-draft tug-salvage vessel (MPSV12 project) took place.
The construction of vessel is provided by the order of FGI “Directorate of State Contracting Authority for Marine Transport Development Programmes”. The project is developed by CJSC “Marine engineering Bureau-design-SPb.
Multipurpose shallow-draft tug-salvage vessel of the MPSV12 project is unique by its equipment and available technology. Functions of the vessel are: patrolling, search-and-rescue at the navigation districts, in-shore fishing, sea oil and gas field in compliance with class, search and aiding for distressing vessels; search-and-rescue, ship repairing works, diving to the depth up to 60 meters, and also underwater-technical works with underwater welding and cutting, tugging breakdown vessels and objects to the refuge; and also sea tugging of vessels, floating objects and constructions in the ice conditions and in the open water, extinguishing of the burning fuel on the water, liquidation of the oil spill and oil products, search and inspection of the potential dangerous objects, search and aiding, evacuation and accommodation of people, providing medical assistance, extinguishing of fire on the in-shore objects and floating objects with accessible approach from the sea, delivery of general and bulk cargo, delivery of stuff, transportation of 12 passengers in ice conditions at small depths.