Oil-combat vessels

Capable oil combat vessels are part of any sound response strategy – and vital for protecting sensitive coast areas.


Louhi is a multipurpose icebreaker-  an oil and chemical spill response vessel owned by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), but manned and operated by the Finnish Navy.

She is capable of recovering spilled oil and chemicals in both open water and ice conditions, extinguishing shipboard fires and emergency towing of the largest merchant ships operating in the Gulf of Finland.

Type Multipurpose Icebreaking Oil Collecting Offshore Vessel
Length 71,4 metres
Material Steel
Classification GL 100 A5, E4, NAV-OC TUG, Marine Pollution Recovery Vessel, Chemical Recovery Vessel Machinery MC, E4, AUT, FF1
Ice class Finnish-Swedish 1A Super

Kindral Kurvits

The Estonian Police and Border Guard Board naval fleet consists of four large vessels, and Kindral Kurvits is one of them.

It is an offshore oil collecting vessel, as well as a patrol vessel.

Her gross tonnage is 1053 and deadweight is 338 and the vessel was built and delivered in 2012.

Type Multipurpose Offshore Oil Collecting Patrol Vessel
Length 64 metres
Hull Steel
Superstructure Aluminium
Classification Lloyd’s Register of Shipping 100A1 Fire fighting Ship 1 (2400 m3/h),Oil Recovery Duties, Winterisation BH (-35 deg C),. LMC, UMS, DP (AM), ICC, IBS, PMR, NAV1.
Ice class  Ice Class 1A FS (+) at a draught of 4.2m

SM 5

The SM 5 F-class Oil Combat vessel from Työvene is 17 meters long

Model name SM 5
Type Oil Combat Vessel, F-class
Length 17,7 metres
Material Aluminium
Classification NBS

HM 1

The HM 1, E-class Oil Combat vessel from Työvene is 14 meters long

Model name HM 1
Type Oil Combat Vessel, E-class
Length 14 metres
Material Aluminium
Classification NBS

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