Rosmorport’s icebreakers assisted about 5,300 vessels in freezing seaports of Russia this winter navigation season
From the beginning of this winter navigation season (as of 29 March 2018), icebreakers of FSUE Rosmorport have escorted more than 5,300 vessels, says the company.
In the water area of port Sabetta, icebreaking assistance is being provided by the Moskva icebreaker. The number of vessels escorted so far – 102.
In this area, icebreaking assistance is being provided by the Kapitan Dranitsyn, Dikson, Kapitan Yevdokimov, Kapitan Kosolapov and Kapitan Chadayev icebreakers. 197 vessels have been escorted from the beginning of the winter navigation season.
Gulf of Finland
946 vessels have been assisted from the beginning of this winter navigation season. 14 icebreakers of Rosmorport’s North-West Basin Branch are involved.
The period of icebreaker assistance at the seaports of Azov, Rostov-on-Don, Taganrog and Yeisk is over. The number of escorted vessels – 2,461.
The period of icebreaker assistance at Astrakhan and Olya seaports is over. The Kapitan Chechkin, Kapitan Metsaik and Kapitan Bukayev icebreakers escorted 512 vessels.
Far East Basin
The Krasin icebreaker has been assisting vessels at Vanino seaport from 3 February 2018. From the beginning of the navigation season 176 vessels were escorted including assistance provided by the Kapitan Khlebnikov icebreaker.
At the port of Magadan, icebreaking services are being provided by the Magadan icebreaker, 84 vessels have been escorted so far.
Rosmorport’s fleet of diesel fueled icebreakers numbers 36 ships of different capacity.