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Karwar:The Navy inducted a 10-tonne tugboat, ‘Bali’, at Seabird Naval Base in Karwar on Friday. ‘Bali’ will be used for giving the required push or pull to bigger ships at the jetty.
Rear Admiral Atul Kumar inaugurated the induction function of the tug at the Repair Yard here.
The tugboat has been named after Bali village on Karwar-Goa border. This is the second such tug which was inducted into Seabird Naval Base in Karwar.
In August, the first tugboat, ‘Arga’, was commissioned by the Navy at the naval base here.
‘Bali’ was built at Tebra Shipyard in Chennai.
With ‘Bali’s’ induction, the management of warships at Seabird Naval Base would be easier, a press release from the Navy said.