• 2019 June 4

    Denis Manturov, Minister of Industry and Trade

    About local content of nuclear-powered icebreakers

    - New nuclear-powered icebreaker will join the family of the world’s largest and most powerful icebreakers which already includes the Arktika and the Sibir equipped with 60 MW power plant consisting of two reactors. Besides, dual-draft design of the ship allows for its deployment both in the Arctic waters and in the mouths of polar rivers ...

    With the assistance of the Ministry, Kirovenergomash and FSUE Krylov State research Center created a facility for testing steam-turbine plants intended for these icebreakers. Successful implementation of import substitution programmes has let achieve up to 90% of local equipment content for vessels of this type ...

    From the statement of the Ministry of Industry and Trade.