On October 16, NIBULON shipbuilding and repair yard launched NIBULON-8 tug of the POSS-115 project.
The POSS-115 project tugs have the following technical particulars: length – 37.2 m, draught – 2.54 m, capacity – 1,320 kW, speed – 11 knots. They are equipped with modern equipment produced by the leading manufacturers from the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Poland and others.
Their main purpose is to escort convoys of non-self-propelled vessels along the Dnipro River and the Buh-Dnipro-Lyman Canal.
Sweden based Power House AB has delivered 2 Volvo Penta D7ATA auxiliary gensets, 1 Volvo Penta D5T auxiliary genset and one main engine Mitsubishi S12R-MPTAW to Nibulon, for the benefit of 4 vessels.