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The first universal nuclear-powered ship "Arktika" headed from St. Petersburg to the port of Murmansk

On the way, he will pass ice tests

25 2020

The universal icebreaker "Arktika" of project 22220 on Tuesday left the Baltic Shipyard in St. Petersburg for Murmansk, on the way it will undergo ice tests. Director General of the Baltic Shipyard Aleksey Kadilov stated this at the ship's dispatch ceremony.

To date, the nuclear-powered icebreaker "Arktika" has undergone sea trials, after which it returned on September 17 to the outfitting quay of the Baltic Shipyard in St. Petersburg, TASS reports.

The construction of "Arktika" started on November 5, 2013. The next two vessels of project 22220 "Siberia" and "Ural" will be commissioned by the Baltic Shipyard in 2021 and 2022. The contract for the construction of the fourth and fifth icebreakers of this project, Yakutia and Chukotka, was signed in August last year, the deadline for their delivery is 2024 and 2026.

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