Azov Basin Branch News

Tugboat Khokhol arrives at the seaport of Taganrog

The tugboat Khokhol of the FSUE "Rosmorport" Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch has arrived from the seaport of Kavkaz to the seaport of Taganrog.

The tugboat Khokhol will be used by the FSUE "Rosmorport" Azov Basin Branch to provide towage services in the seaport of Taganrog during the winter navigation of 2021-2022.

The vessel is in good repair and has a qualified crew. Technical characteristics of the tugboat fully comply with the operating conditions during the winter navigation in the Azov sea. The reinforced hull and the protection of the vessel's propeller-rudder mechanism fulfill the requirements of the class society and allow the tugboat to be operated all year round with an ice thickness of up to 60 cm and a speed of movement in the ice up to 4 nautical knots.

For more about the conditions and procedure of providing towage services by the Azov Basin Branch in the seaport of Taganrog and on the approaches to it, see "Towage Services of the Azov Basin Branch".