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  • 2016 July 27 12:01

    New RS class icebreaker laid down in Saint-Petersburg

    Russian Maritime Register of Shipping says the second serial universal icebreaker of project 22220 was laid down on July 25, 2016. The relevant report was signed by Vyacheslav Ruksha, Director General of Atomflot, Vladimir Rozvorskiy, Head of the Branch for Nuclear Ships of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping and Alexei Kadilov, Director General of Baltic Shipyard – Shipbuilding.

    New icebreaker will be named Ural. A prototype ship of the project Arktika was launched on June 16, 2016. The first ship of a series Sibir laid down on May, 26, 2016 is also under construction. The icebreakers are scheduled for commissioning till 2020.

    60 MW icebreakers being constructed at the Baltic Shipyard under survey of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) will be the world’s most powerful icebreakers. The ships will be assigned the highest RS ice class – Icebreaker9. According to the RS Rules, it means conducting icebreaking operations in the Arctic seas during the winter/spring navigation with ice thickness up to 4,0 m and in summer/autumn navigation without restrictions; the capability for uninterrupted moving in continuous field ice more than 2,0 m thick; shaft total power at least 48 MW. Only two of four acting icebreakers, Yamal and 50 Let Pobedy, have the similar ice characteristics.

    Reference:  The Register is a world leader in developing technical requirements for icebreakers and ice class ships and the world's only classification society with civil nuclear ships in its class. All icebreakers, being currently operated in Russian Federation, have been designed and constructed with the RS direct involvement.




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