Irkutsk
Ulan-Ude

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Chita
Yakutsk

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Vladivostok
Khabarovsk

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Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

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Petropavlovsk-
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Moscow

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Icebreaker "Yakutia" will be launched in 2022

Icebreaker "Yakutia" will be launched in 2022
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The construction of the Yakutia nuclear icebreaker is underway at the Baltic Shipyard in St. Petersburg. It is planned to build it for the 100th anniversary of the republic in 2022.

As EastRussia was told in the regional government, the construction of the icebreaker began in 2020 according to project 22220. The length of the icebreaker is 173,3 m, width - 34 m. Construction is being carried out by Atomflot, a structure of Rosatom corporation.

Now construction is proceeding according to schedule. As the head of the region, Aisen Nikolaev, said, "Yakutia" after commissioning, will work on the Northern Sea Route. The start of work is scheduled for 2024.

Now the icebreaker is equipped with metal water protection tanks (MVZ). They are one of the parts of the foundation for reactor plants. In total, specialists raised and installed two structures, 250 tons each. The work was carried out for four days.

 

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