Nevsky Shipyard handed over the forth multipurpose rescue vessel
On December 15th 2021 Nevsky Shipyard (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) handed over to the customer a multifunctional rescue vessel of the MPSV12 project "Piltun".
“Piltun”, the fourth vessel of the series, which was included in the fleet of the Marine Rescue Service, was handed over to the Arkhangelsk subdivision of the Baltic Branch for operation. Three vessels of the series - "Bakhtemir", "Kalas" and "Beysug" - are already performing the tasks of emergency rescue services in the waters of the Russian Federation. Bakhtemir is part of the Baltic, Kalas - Sakhalin, and Beysug - Azov-Chernomorsky branches of the Marine Rescue Service.
Multifunctional shallow-draft rescue tugs were built for the Federal State Institution “Directorate of the State Customer for Sea Transport Development Programs” of Rosmorrechflot of the Ministry of Transport of Russia within the framework of the federal project “Russian Sea Ports”. The construction of the tugboats was carried out in accordance with the Modernization and Expansion of the Main Infrastructure (KMPI) Plan until 2024 for the needs of the FSBI Morspasluzhba.
Multifunctional salvage tugboats are designed for towage of emergency vessels and objects to the place of refuge, fulfillment of marine towage of vessels and floating objects, including ice towages, fire combating on floating objects and coastal ones accessible from seaside, elimination of marine oil spills, search and assistance for vessels in distress.
The Multifunctional salvage tugboat, serial building number 1204, was named Piltun. Piltun is a river on Sakhalin Island that flows into the Piltun Bay of the Sea of Okhotsk. The total length of the river is 77 km.