• 2015 March 20 08:57

    Icebreaker Murmansk, Project 21900М, to be launched on March 25, 2015 in Helsinki

    The ceremonial launch and naming of icebreaker Murmansk, Project 21900М, will be held on March 25, 2015, in Helsinki (Finland), IAA PortNews journalist cites Aleksandr Solovyov, Director General of Vyborg Shipyard, as saying at the extended meeting of Rosmorrechflot’s Board.
     
    According to him, the ship readiness is 78%. 

    The Murmansk is the second ship in the series of three icebreakers of Project 21900М. The delivery of the lead icebreaker Vladivostok is scheduled for July 2015. Its readiness is 92%. The readiness of the third serial ship, Novorossiysk, is 63%.

    The Murmansk is being built together with Arctech Helsinki Shipyard (Finland), while the first and the third icebreakers will be built by Vyborg Shipyard on a turnkey basis.

    The icebreakers were ordered by the Federal Agency of Maritime and River Transport, owner / developer is FSUE Rosmorport.

    The icebreaker of Project 21900M is an evolution of Project 21900. Vessel’s characteristics: length – 119.8 m, breadth – 27.5 m; draught – 8.5 m; speed about 17.0 knots; displacement – about 14,000 t; icebreaking capability – 1.5 ; propulsion power – about 17 MW.

    The icebreaker is capable of ramming a path in the 1.5-m-thick ice. The multipurpose vessel is intended for escort of large-tonnage cargo ships, for towing, fire fighting on floating and other facilities, salvage of stricken ships and for cargo transportation. Icebreakers of Project 21900М will operate in the Baltic Sea. 

    The contract for construction of 16 MW diesel icebreakers of Project 21900М were signed by United Shipbuilding Corporation and Vyborg Shipyard on February 23, 2012. The contracts are estimated at some RUB 8 bln.

    Related link:
    Vyborg Shipyard says delivery of icebreaker Novorossiysk (Project 21900М) delayed due to out-of-time financing and ruble  devaluation>>>> 




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