Two Offshore Tugs for Submarines of Type “Borey” Received by Pacific Fleet
The team of supply vessels of the Pacific Fleet in Kamchatka adopted two offshore tugs RB-406 and RB-407 of project 16609. They will perform mooring operations for the new submarines of Project 955 type “Borey” whose arrival is expected this year, the official representative of the Pacific Fleet captain 1st Rank Roman Martovtold Tass.
“In addition, the vessels will perform towing and canting operations in the interests of ships group of forces in the north-east of Russia,” he added.
In total in 2014 the Pacific Fleet in Primorye received 6 tugs of different classes, and in early 2015 the fleet will receive another one – “Alexander Piskunov” of project 22030.