icebreakers

2018 May 16

15:22 Arctia is looking into construction of second LNG-powered icebreaker (photo release)
14:48 Finland considers it necessary to extend agreement with Russia on cooperation in icebreaker assistance
14:21 Finland suggests establishing an aggregator of icebreaking services involving Russia

2018 May 4

12:49 Baltiysky Zavod starts mooring trials of Arktika icebreaker (photo)

2018 April 28

13:33 Arctia’s icebreakers assisted navigation in the Baltic Sea for a total of 447 icebreaking days in 2017

2018 April 26

11:39 2,258 icebreaker escort operations performed in eastern part of Gulf of Finland this winter navigation season

2018 April 23

16:29 Rosmorport’s icebreakers assisted over 5,700 vessels in freezing seaports of Russia this winter navigation season

2018 April 11

18:20 Atomflot will need four 40-MW icebreakers running on LNG

2018 April 9

17:53 Rosmorport’s icebreakers assisted over 5,500 vessels in freezing seaports of Russia this winter navigation season

2018 April 2

17:40 Rosmorport’s icebreakers assisted about 5,300 vessels in freezing seaports of Russia this winter navigation season

2018 March 30

14:05 Admiral Makarov icebreaker escorted 5 vessels of Nornickel to Dudinka port (photo)

2018 March 20

14:24 More than half of spaces at icebreaker Arktika being built by Baltiysky Zavod are ready for outfitting (photo)

2018 March 12

18:06 Arctia’s MSV Nordica assisted the Finnish Border Guard in a maritime rescue mission west of Hogland
17:11 No settlement reached in labour dispute regarding icebreakers

2018 March 6

13:36 Rosmorport’s icebreakers assisted more than 3,000 vessels in freezing seaports of Russia this winter navigation season

2018 March 2

13:33 Multipurpose icebreaker Nordica assists traffic in the Gulf of Finland
11:34 Multipurpose icebreaker Fennica assists traffic in the Kvarken
10:00 Russia has the most powerful icebreaker fleet in the world (photo)

2018 February 26

09:35 Icebreaker Sisu to assist traffic in the Gulf of Finland

2018 February 21

13:18 ATOMFLOT says Russia needs nine more icebreakers for the Northern Sea Route by 2025

2018 February 16

13:25 Nuclear power plant of Vaygach icebreaker breaks Arktika’s record

2018 February 12

16:49 Icebreaker Urho to assist vessels in the Bay of Bothnia
16:24 Icebreaker Voima heads to assist traffic in eastern Gulf of Finland
15:25 Rosmorport’s icebreakers assisted almost 1,500 vessels in freezing seaports of Russia this winter navigation season

2018 February 9

14:58 Krasin icebreaker arrives at the seaport of Vanino

2018 February 5

11:21 USC says diesel electric icebreaker Viktor Chernomyrdin will undergo ice tests in spring 2019

2018 January 31

10:58 Rosmorport’s icebreakers assisted 667 vessels in freezing seaports of Russia this winter navigation season

2018 January 30

13:50 Icebreaker Polaris departs for icebreaking duty in the Bothnian Bay (photo)

2018 January 29

09:44 15 icebreaker escort operations performed in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on Jan 26-27

2018 January 26

19:29 Construction of Viktor Chernomyrdin icebreaker involves 600 people every day (photo)
14:34 5 icebreakers offer assistance at Russian seaports of Azov Sea
12:34 16 icebreaker escort operations performed in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on Jan 25-26

2018 January 25

18:05 Finnish shipowner Arctia ready to support Canada
12:27 Nine vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on Jan 24-25

2018 January 24

12:33 Nine vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on Jan 23-24

2018 January 23

18:02 492 vessels escorted by nuclear-powered icebreakers on NSR up 20% Y-o-Y
13:03 Six vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on Jan 22-23
11:24 Vyborg Shipyard to deliver IBSV01 icebreakers Andrey Vilkitsky and Aleksandr Sannikov in 2018

2018 January 22

16:21 Rosmorport’s icebreakers assisted 269 vessels at seaports of Russia this winter navigation season
13:59 Four vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on Jan 21-22

2018 January 19

11:28 Nine vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on Jan 18-19

2018 January 18

14:19 Three vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on Jan 17-18

2018 January 17

15:21 Three vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on Jan 16-17
14:49 Beginning of icebreaker assistance period announced at port Primorsk (Leningrad Region)

2018 January 16

11:56 Three vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on Jan 15-16

2018 January 15

16:16 Ice navigation restrictions at port Vysotsk (Leningrad Region) come into effect from January 29
15:27 Three vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on Jan 14-15

2018 January 12

17:55 Icebreakers of Rosmorport’s Azov Basin Branch are ready for ice navigation season (photo)

2018 January 9

17:57 Arctia’s icebreaker Otso departed the icebreaker base in Helsinki as the Finnish icbreaking season’s second icebreaker

2017 December 27

12:19 Beginning of icebreaker assistance period announced at port Vyborg
11:55 Port Vysotsk (Leningrad Region) announces beginning of icebreaker assistance period
09:35 Icebreaker Ilya Muromets leaves RF Navy’s Baltic base and heads for Barents Sea

2017 December 25

14:28 Big Port St. Petersburg announces beginning of icebreaker assistance period

2017 December 21

12:24 ABB completes first modernization of a 38-year-old CCG icebreaker

2017 December 19

13:17 Arctia’s IB Kontio departed towards the Bothnian Bay as the season’s first icebreaker
12:52 PONANT designed icebreaking cruise vessel in close cooperation with Aker Arctic and Stirling Design International

2017 December 12

10:08 Russia and Finland to cooperate in icebreaker assistance during 2017-2018 winter navigation season (photo)

2017 December 7

13:00 USC is looking into building 40 MW icebreaker powered by LNG

2017 December 6

12:46 Russia’s Deputy PM Dmitry Rogozin says the country needs at least 3 Leader-type icebreakers
11:54 Construction of Leader-type icebreaker to take 7 years and to cost RUB 78.4 bln
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