World's sterkste Atoomijsbreker put naar sea in St. Petersburg
sterkste nuclear-powered icebreaker in de world has been put naar sea en
left St. Petersburg voor Moermansk The"50 Let Pobedy" or "50 Years van Victory"
icebreaker, which has been under construction since 1989 en was built at the
Baltiisky Enterprise ship factory, was successfully tested in February . The icebreaker will follow a Noorder
Sea route voor the ice channeling van vessels tijdens the spring navigation period. An upgrade van het Arktika-class
icebreaker, the 159-meter (522-foot) long en 30 meter (100-foot) wide vessel, met a deadweight van 25,000 metric tons, is
designed naar break door ice up naar 2.8 meters deep (9.2 feet). It has a 138-man crew. The Rusland nuclear-powered icebreaker fleet,
which is operated by the Moermansk Shipping Company, currently consists van five Arktika-class icebreakers (Arktika,
Sibir, Rossiya, Sovetskiy Soyuz en Yamal), en two Taymyr-class rivier icebreakers (Taymyr en Vaygach). According
to experts, Rusland will need six naar 10 nuclear-powered icebreakers in de next 20 years, as demand voor them grows met
the development van het arctische shelf en increased traffic along the Noorder Sea route.