BP Tug Bahubali and Yuvan Launched By Naval Command

  • Launch of Bahubali, the second 25T Bollard Pull Tug, and Yuvan, the fourth 25T BP Tug, by Cmde Atul Maini, President SSB (Kolkata).
    • Tugs are part of the “Make in India” initiative of the Indian Government.
    • Contract for construction and delivery of six 25T BP Tugs concluded with M/s TRSL, in line with the “Aatmanirbhar Bharat” initiative.
    • Tugs will assist naval ships and submarines during berthing, unberthing, turning, and maneuvering in confined waters.
    • They will also provide afloat firefighting assistance and conduct limited Search and Rescue Operations.

 

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