Icebreakers of FSUE Rosmorport assisted 3,623 ships in navigation season 2018-2019
From the beginning of the navigation season of 2018-2019, icebreakers of FSUE Rosmorport have assisted 3,623 ships in freezing ports of Russia, says FSUE Rosmorport.
Most of operations have been performed in the Azov Basin (2,421 ships).
Icebreaking assistance is also provided in the Arctic Basin: in the White Sea Rosmorport escorted 154 ships, in the Kara Sea – 25 ships, in Sabetta port - 45 ships. 611 icebreaker escort operations were performed in the Gulf of Finland (Baltic Sea).
Icebreaker assistance in the Caspian Sea is being provided by the Kapitan Chechkin, Kapitan Metsaik and Kapitan Bukayev. From the beginning of the navigation season they have escorted 278 vessels.
In the Far East Basin icebreaker assistance has been provided to 89 ships.
Rosmorport’s fleet of diesel fueled icebreakers numbers 35 ships of different capacity.