|Builders:||Tebma Shipyard LTD, a subsidiary of Bharati Shipyard|
|Length:||28.5 m (94 ft)|
|Beam:||9.5 m (31 ft)|
|Draught:||2.8 m (9.2 ft)|
|Propulsion:||2 x V-12 cylinder Cummins KTA38M2 engines, each generating 1200 HP continuous duty at 1800 RPM|
|Speed:||12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph)|
Bhim class of tugboats are series of service watercrafts built by Tebma Shipyard Limited, a subsidiary of Bharati Shipyard Ltd, for Indian navy.
Each vessel is 28.5 metres long and has beam of 9.5 metres and a draught of 2.8 metres. Each tug in the class has a capacity of 25 tonnes bollard pull. The vessel are fitted with a pair of V-12 cylinder Cummins KTA38M2 engines, each generating 1200 HP continuous duty at 1800 RPM. They are fitted with stainless steel propellers and also features Aquamaster US1201 Z-drives with 1800mm diameter nozzles. They also have two 100 kva, 415V, 3 Phase, 50 Hz diesel powered auxiliary generator sets. It is a follow-up order of B.C. Dutt class tugboat
|25 T BP SRP Tug(Bhim)|
Boats in the class
|Name||Date of commission|
|INS Bhim||8 March 2004|
|INS Balshil||23 August 2004|
|INS Ajral||17 December 2004|
- Auxiliary power installed: 100 kW, 415 V, 3 Phase, 50 Hz diesel
- Fuel carrying capacity : 25 tons
- Water carrying capacity : 12 tons
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- Sainik Samachar - Balshil joins Navy - Retrieved on 2009-04-27.
- Bhim class at Bharat-Rakshak - Retrieved on 2009-05-05.
- Bhim class
- First Bhim class tug delivered
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