Second 25T Bollard Pull Tug launched and Keel for the 4th 25T BP Tug laid

Second 25T Bollard Pull Tug, Bahubali was launched and Keel for the 4th 25T BP Tug , Yuvan for the Indian Navy was laid by Cmde Atul Maini, President SSB (Kolkata) on 12 Mar 24 at M/s Titagarh Rail Systems Limited, Kolkata.

This Tug is a proud flag bearer of “Make in India” initiative of Govt of India.

Noteworthy, the contract for construction and delivery of six 25T BP Tugs was concluded with M/s Titagarh Rail Systems Limited (M/s TRSL), in consonance with “Aatmanirbhar Bharat” initiative of the Government of India.

These Tugs are being built under the classification rules of Indian Register of Shipping (IRS).

Further, the availability of Tugs will provide impetus to Operational commitments of IN by facilitating assistance to Naval ships and submarines during berthing and unberthing, turning and maneuvering in confined waters.

The Tugs will also provide afloat firefighting assistance to ships alongside, at anchorage and will also have capability to conduct limited Search and Rescue Operations.