• 2015 April 30 15:49

    Vyborg Shipyard to build icebreaker for operation at port Sabetta under Yamal LNG project (photo)

    A contract for construction of a port icebreaker under Yamal LNG project has been signed today, April 30, 2105, between Vyborg Shipyard (United Shipbuilding Corporation) and FSUE Atomflot, the shipyard says in its press release.

    The contract was signed by Aleksand Solovyov, Director General of Vyborg Shipyard, and Vyacheslav Ruksha, Director General of Atomflot, at the Moscow office of United Shipbuilding in the presence of USC President Aleksei Rakhmanov and Yamal LNG Director General Yevgeny Kot. 

    A 10 MW icebreaker with an innovative propulsion system is intended for operation at port Sabetta under Yamal LNG project.

    Under the contract, the shipyard is to design and to build the ship. The delivery is scheduled for November 2018. The vessel is to assist tankers at the approach canal and within the water area of port Sabetta and at Yamal peninsula. 

    Vessel’s characteristics: length – 84.3 m, breadth – 21.3 m; draught – 6.5 m; icebreaking capability – 1.5; deadweight with maximum draught – at least 2,000 t. 

    The icebreaker will be owned and operated by FSUE Atomflot under a package contract on escorting of vessels and servicing of the water area at port Sabetta within the framework of Yamal LNG project. The contract signed in November 2014 covers the period up to December 31, 2040.

    United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC OJSC) is the largest shipbuilding company in Russia. It was set up in 2007 with 100% federal ownership. The holding comprises 60 companies and organizations (major shipbuilding and shiprepairing companies as well as leading design bureaus). Currently, USC consolidates about 80% of the domestic shipbuilding complex. The Russian market is the main focus of the state corporation though it also exports its products to 20 countries worldwide.

    Vyborg Shipyard JSC (VSY) is a corporate member of United Shipbuilding Corporation having a vast experience in construction of icebreaking and ice-going vessels, offshore support vessels of various purposes, semisubmersible drilling platforms, topside modules for fixed offshore platforms and big-size grand blocks for onshore facilities. From the date of its foundation in 1948 the Shipyard has built more than 200 different vessels with total displacement over 1,550,000 t. VSY head office is located in Vyborg, Russia.

    Federal State Unitary Enterprise «Atomflot» is established to provide technological service and maintenance of nuclear-powered icebreakers and special fleet. FSUE Atomflot provides the following services: ice pilotage of vessels on the Northern Sea Route (NSR) and to the freezing ports of Russia; support of expeditionary, scientific and research works; emergency and rescue ice operations on the Northern Sea Route and freezing seas.

    Yamal LNG project envisages the construction of an LNG plant with annual capacity of 16.5 million tonnes per annum based on the feedstock resources of the South-Tambeyskoye field. The launch of LNG production is scheduled for 2017. Yamal LNG is currently owned by NOVATEK (60%), TOTAL (20%) and CNPC (20%).

    International port Sabetta is under construction through the public-private partnership. The federally owned facilities will include ice barriers, operational water area, access channels and the Vessel Traffic Management and Information Systems, buildings of sea services. The facilities of Yamal LNG project will include technological berths for LNG and gas condensate transshipment, ro-ro berths, port fleet berths, warehousing facilities, administrative zone, engineering utility networks and services. 

    Round-the-year navigation opened in the port on October 2013. In 2015, the port is supposed to accept 3 mln t of cargo.

    Related link:

    Vyborg Shipyard to build RUB 6 bln icebreaker of Aker ARC 124 project for Atomflot>>>> 

     




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