2019 August 29
Ice on Russia's Northern Sea Route Has Disappeared, Opening Up Arctic Shipping Lanes
The Arctic shortcut that connects Asia and Europe is open and ice-free and shipping appears smooth, including for vessels without ice class standards...
After a String of Nuclear Incidents, Russia Just Launched a Floating Nuclear Power Plant. Is It Safe?
ROSATOM has said that it’s in talks with potential customers for the floating power unit, and sees “significant market potential” in Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa...
Fire extinguished at shipyard in Russia’s Nizhny Novgorod
A fire that broke out at the Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard in Russia’s Nizhny Novgorod earlier on Wednesday, has been extinguished...
2020 September 16
Copartnership of Nordic Engineering JSC and Petrobalt Design Bureau has designed a port icebreaker of 6-8 MW in capacity (Project IBP07) ordered by FSUE Rosmorport. Two ship concepts have been developed: a conventional ship running on liquid fuel and an LNG-powered ship. The project foresees high local content of components and equipment.
New icebreaker designed in Russia. What is it like?