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Good luck: two new tugs were officially to the sea in a ceremony which took place in Haifa’s sea wing base. The sea Wing Commander participant, Gen. RAM Rothberg, mspanim, Haifa base, Brig. Gen. David Saar Selma and craft censuses. In addition, the ceremony also came from former tugs controls
Haifa base dock works day and night to provide the full range of base units with different tasks. “The soldiers ‘ commanders and Harbor are proud to be full partners in the core of the arm and send information as focus in seamanship,” he said at the ceremony, Marina רנ”ג Chief Joseph Abu Hamdan. “The support is only providing a service to the arm, thanks to the know-how acquired in many years. Training to times of war drags always found around and gave the beach and sea are cloud.
The new tugs, oil is ‘ Franco ‘, named after the founder of the ו’זאב sea, Marina has upgraded capabilities which would not have existed in the past. The tugs are made in Israel shipyards, which build the tugs. The new tugs with renewed, propulsion systems and advanced navigation and can make immediate manoeuvre. In addition, tugs can stay at sea for a week.
In 2009 the need for purchasing new tugs is derived from new tasks they need to address, including the new submarines. Thrust of Franco ‘ ו’זאב ‘ sea is two times older counterparts and can accomplish tasks more easily. The tugs that require complex planning and not just engineering, stronger than existing ones and you can load them greater weight. “There are many cruises the harbor craft participants”, said רנ”ג Abu Hamdan. “These parties demanded that the tugs according to many jobs with them facing the harbor. To meet these tasks require a professional skipper who knew how to follow and fulfill all tasks while maximizing the capabilities. “
Translated from Navy website