Technical acceptance certificate for the Bakhtemir, lead ship in a series of four multifunctional salvage tug of Project MPSV12 (Hull No 1201), has been signed at Big Port St. Petersburg, say press center of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot).
The ship is built to the order of the State Customer Directorate on behalf of the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency for Marine Rescue Service under the state project of the Russian Federation “Development of Transport System”.
Purpose of the vessel:
− stand-by duty, rescue duty in areas of shipping, fishing, sea oil and gas fields according to the ship class
− search-off and assistance for damaged vessels which are in distress
− rescue, ship-repair and dive works at depth not more than 60 m, also diving works with underwater welding and cutting
− towing service of damaged vessels and objects to shelter area, and also providing sea towing of vessels, floating objects and constructions in ice conditions and at open water
− firefighting of burning fuel on water, oil spills response service emergency oil and oil product spill
−search and inspection underwater potential accident objects
− search, rescue, evacuation and placing of people, providing first aid to injured persons
− providing assistance at firefighting at floating and coastal objects accessible from sea
− delivery and offloading of different cargoes including general cargo, off-shore containers, liquid cargo, etc.
− delivery of staff − ROV of working class with depth up to 3000 m service