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Tuesday, 31 July 2018 15:38

New icebreakers for the NSR will be built by 2026

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The dates were named during the meeting with the participation of Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov.

 

The fourth and fifth icebreakers of the 22220 project, which will work in the Arctic, including in the area of the port of Sabetta, are planned to be put into operation in 8 years. This was announced during the meeting with the participation of Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov and the head of the "United shipbuilding Corporation" Alexei Rakhmanov.

"Based on estimates of the growth of freight traffic in the Arctic region, their structure and direction, it is necessary to build an additional fourth and fifth universal icebreakers project 22220 with their commissioning in 2025 and 2026, respectively," appears in the materials of the meeting.

At the same time, Alexey Rakhmanov expressed hope that the contract for the construction of ships for the Northern sea route will be concluded before the end of 2018.

We will remind, now at the Baltic shipyard by order of Rosatomflot build project 22220 icebreakers "Arktika", "Sibir" and "Ural". While the lead ship – the Arctic – will be commissioned in late 2019.


 

Source: http://pravdaurfo.ru/news/166137-novye-ledokoly-dlya-smp-postroyat-k-2026-godu

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