Krylov Center commences designing 110-MWt icebreaker-leader

FSUE Krylov State Research Center commences the designing of 110-MWt icebreaker-leader which is to become the largest icebreaker in the world and to ensure regular shipping along the Northern Sea Route, IAA PortNews journalist cites Evgeny Appolonov, Deputy Director General of FSUE Krylov State Research Center as saying at RAO/CIS Offshore 2013.

According to him, the icebreaker will probably feature a multihulled structure and make a broad canal beyond the possibilities of the existing icebreakers.

On November 1, 2012 St. Petersburg-based Baltic Shipyard held a steel-cutting ceremony for a new generation nuclear-powered 60MW icebreaker of Project 22220. On August 23 2012, Rosatom Corporation’s Atomflot and Baltic Shipyard (Baltiysky Zavod-Shipbuilding) signed a contract for the construction of the RS class icebreaker of new generation of Project 22220. Rosatom is the state customer and investor of the contract while Atomflot FSUE is the construction customer.

Source: portnews.ru

CHNL IO: CHNL Information Office

Information quoted in this webpage has been obtained from a variety of sources. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that details are correct, Center for High North Logistics cannot provide any guarantees thereof. Moreover, neither CHNL nor any of its offices and employees accept any responsibility or liability in negligence or otherwise, howsoever caused, as a result of a visitor to our web site’s relying on the information contained herein.