Designed by Aker Arctic for Gazprom Neft, the vessels are under construction at Russia’s PJSC Vyborg Shipyard. Once delivered in 2017, the icebreakers will be operated from Novy Port in the north of Russia, where temperatures fall as low as -50°C, and sea ice is up to 2 m thick.
Wärtsilä to supply arctic engines for Russian icebreakers
Wärtsilä has inked a contract with Russia’s Ruselprom Group to outfit two new icebreakers with engines that can operate in super arctic conditions.
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