Baltic Workboats has recently introduced the new tug boat Baltic 190 TUG.
The PANDA was built in Baltic Workboats Nasva yard for Estonian small ports operator “Saarte Liinid” Ltd.
The tug is 19 meters in length with 7.2 meters across its beam. The tug has a draught of 2.0 meters and a full load displacement of approximately 100 tons.
The Panda is new-generation tug. Its reduced dimensions make it ideal for operations in the small ports, which have reduced maneuvering spaces and are especially limited in depth.
However, even with a reduced length and draft, this new tug has plenty of power. With a combined engine power of 808 kW and a 10 ton bollard pull and low draft, this tugs is ideal for small ports diverse usage. Besides of its tug boat duties PANDA is used also as ice breaker, fire fighter, search and rescue boat, crew boat and with its aft deck space for cargo and for car it is used also for transportation between small islands.
Two 404 kW, 1800 rpm Volvo-Penta D16 MH provide propulsion for vessel. These engines drive Rolls Royce Aquamaster US 105 FP azimuth propellers, which possess a 1300 mm diameter in a Z-drive configuration.
The onboard generator is BMG 25 based on a AGCO SISU engine, providing an output of 25 kWe. Aft deck features Data Hidrolik 12 ton winch combined with remote quick release hook. Aft deck is accessible by small vehicle over detachable ramp.
The navigation bridge boasts a wonderful 360-degree view, with huge floor-to-ceiling windows. The bridge is fitted with all the specific equipment required for navigation in A2 region.
The tug is designed to be operated by a crew of two, and carry 12 passengers in cozy passenger lounge located on the port side of the main deck. Crew accommodation consists of double cabin located on the starboard side of the main deck.
The tug has a Fire Fighting system equipped with a remote-control monitor powered by the hydraulic engine. The hydraulic crane located on the main deck can be among others used for Search and Rescue operations, turning the workboat into a rescue boat.