• 2014 May 8 12:31

    Vyborg Shipyard starts building hull of 21900M icebreaker "Novorossiysk" for Rosmorport (photo)

    The hull assembly phase commenced at Vyborg Shipyard for "Novorossiysk", the third in a series of diesel-electric icebreakers of Project 21900M, the shipbuilder said in a press release. The hull is fabricated on a semi-submersible heavy-lift barge “Atlant”, built by the Vyborg Shipyard.

    The 21900M-series flagship was launched on May 1, 2014.

    “Murmansk”, the second serial icebreaker is being constructed in cooperation with Arctech Helsinki Shipyard.

    The icebreaker was ordered by the Federal Agency of Maritime and River Transport, owner / developer is Rosmorport.

    The icebreaker of Project 21.900M is an evolution of Project 21.900. The icebreaker is capable of ramming a path in the 1.5-m-thick ice. The multipurpose vessel is intended for escort of large-tonnage cargo ships, for towing, fire fighting on floating and other facilities, salvage of stricken ships and for cargo transportation. Deadline for newbuilds delivery is 2015.

    Semi-submersible heavy-lift barge “Atlant” made of special steels was designed for year-round operation, including in the ice-covered waters. The vessel is intended for floating out ship hulls, for heavy-lift transport operations outside the water basin of Vyborg Shipyard.

    JSC Vyborg Shipyard, a largest shipbuilding company of the North-West region of Russia, is part of United Shipbuilding Corporation. The Company has built for more than 200 different vessels the past 60 years of total 12000 DWT and total displacement of over 1.3 million tonnes. Today, the shipbuilder specializes in the construction of drilling rigs for offshore fields development, of icebreakers and ice-class vessels, small and medium tonnage ships, as well as ship repair.

    Related link: Vyborg Shipyard launches icebreaker of project 21900М Vladivostok for Rosmorport >>>>

2016 February 12

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2016 February 11

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2016 February 10

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15:04 BMT provides new design for the River Murray ferry services
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