Launch of Tug, Bhishm

  • 25T Bollard Pull (BP) Tug, Bhishm.
  • Launched by Cmde S Sreekumar, Warship Production Superintendent (Kolkata).
  • At M/s Titagarh Rail Systems Ltd (M/s TRSL), Kolkata.
  • Contract for the construction and delivery of six 25T BP Tugs was concluded with M/s TRSL, Kolkata.
  • Built under the rules of Indian Register of Shipping.
  • Will assist naval ships and submarines during berthing and un-berthing, turning and manoeuvring in confined waters.
  • Will provide fire fighting assistance to ships alongside, at anchorage.
  • Will conduct limited Search and Rescue Operations.
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