MT UIKKU (OIHQ, LR/IMO 7500401) Valmistunut/completed 1977.10, West-Germany, Rendsburg, Werft Nobiskrug Gmbh. Shipyard no. 689.
15 954 dwt, 2 x 7 800 HP, 164.44 m x 22.23 m x 9.50 m. Sisterships LUNNI, SOTKA, TIIRA.
1977.10: UIKKU, homeport Naantali. Neste Oy. 1993: Modernized by Kværner Masa-Yards Helsinki, installed Azipod, electric azimuth thruster. Chartered to Arctic Shipping Services, Murmansk.
2003.7: VARZUGA, St Vincent&Grenadines flag. Murmansk Shipping Company. 2004.4: Russian flag. 2018: JSC Bunkers, Arkhangelsk. 2020.4: ice damages off Jamal Peninsular, gulf of Ob. Towed to Murmansk for repairs.
2021.4.13: from Murmansk Greece tug CHRISTOS XXIV towed towards Aliaga for scrapping. 2021.5.4: in English channel in bad weather escaped from towing. 2021.5.7: With a help from five other tugs towed to Le Havre.