Rosmorport to start construction of shallow-draft icebreaker before the year end
Rosmorport expects signing a contract for construction of a 6.4MW shallow-draft icebreaker within several months. That was announced by Vladimir Shtrambrand, head of Rosmorport’s Fleet Construction and Development Department, at the 2nd International Conference “Advanced port fleet - the basis of safety” held by Media Group PortNews on 18 September 2017 in Saint-Petersburg.
According to Vladimir Shtrambrand the icebreaker is to be built by Zvezda shipyard.
The icebreaker is to operate in the Azov Sea Basin.