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World Russia: the gigantic nuclear icebreaker Arktika soon to be commissioned

15:05  22 september  2020
15:05  22 september  2020 Source:   liberation.fr

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Russia has floated out the hull for what will soon be the world’s largest nuclear -powered icebreaker . The enormous Arktika icebreaker is 586 feet long and more than 100 feet wide. According to Sputnik, the first two ships will be commissioned in December 2019 and December 2020.

Russia ’s new flagship icebreaker Arktika nears commissioning heralding an era of modernized nuclear icebreaking capabilities. The vessel represents the first in a series of five new icebreakers to be commissioned over the next few years. The vessel’s sister ships Sibir and Ural have also been

Russie : le gigantesque brise-glace nucléaire Arktika bientôt mis en service © Alexander Demianchuk \ TASS via Getty Images Russia: the gigantic nuclear icebreaker Arktika soon to be put into service Final tests before commissioning for the atomic flagship of the Russian Arctic Fleet, Arktika. Intended for transporting liquefied natural gas from the Arctic, this giant ship is 173 meters long and 15 meters high and has a draft of 14,000 tonnes.

Arktika is about to land in the Russian Arctic ! Flag bearer of Moscow's ambitions for the Arctic, the nuclear icebreaker - the most powerful ship of its type in the world - has just been launched at sea for the last two weeks of testing before it enters service. The building, which has left the port of St. Petersburg, is to be operational for the "first time in the extreme conditions of arctic ice and will have to confirm its status as the flagship of the arctic fleet of Russia", announced the yard. Naval Baltiïski Zavod where it was built. The Arktika must then reach its future home port, Murmansk (north-west), within Rosatomflot, the company responsible for the Russian icebreaker fleet.

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The Arktika is the lead nuclear -powered icebreaker in its class, with a capacity of 60 MW, a rowing electric motor on the right shaft failed. As described in documentation of which Kommersant has a copy, on February 4th, during the commissioning of the electric propulsion system, when the voltage from

Nuclear icebreaker Arktika has been floated out in Russia ’s St. Petersburg. The vessel is expected to become the world’s largest in its class when finished. All three ships of the series will be commissioned by Rosatomflot, an integral part of Russia ’s Rosatom nuclear energy monopoly.

Intended for the transport of liquefied natural gas from the Arctic, this vessel of titanic dimensions is 173 meters long and 15 meters high and has a draft of 14,000 tonnes. According to its builders, it can pass through a thickness of 2.8 meters of ice. Two other similar ships, the Urals and the Sibir, are under construction. The building is part of a larger project intended to allow year-round navigation through the Northwest Passage, which connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean through the Arctic. In particular, it must simplify the delivery of hydrocarbons to Southeast Asia for Russia.

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The economic development of the Arctic, where the interests of five countries, including Russia and the United States, has been called a priority by President Vladimir Putin. Russia hopes to become the , the first economic and military power, while taking advantage of global warming and melting ice, which should open up new trade routes in the Far North.

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