Vyborg Shipyard to deliver two 22 MW icebreakers of Project IBSV01 by November’18
Vyborg Shipyard is going to deliver two 22 MW icebreakers of Project IBSV01, Aleksandr Sannikov and Andrey Vilkitsky, by November 2018, IAA PortNews correspondent cites Yevgeny Molodichenko, head of USC Department for Civil Shipbuilding in the North-Western Region of Russia, as saying at the international forum “Shipbuilding in the Arctic being held in Arkhangelsk.
According to USC representative, the Aleksandr Sannikov is to be delivered to the customer late June – early July with the delivery of the Andrey Vilkitsky scheduled for October.
Vessel's concept project is made by Aker Arctic Technology, working-design documentation is performed by Petrobalt Design Bureau.
Vyborg Shipyard is building two 22 MW icebreaking support ships based on Aker ARC 130 A design. The ships ordered by Gazprom Neft are to be deployed at the Arctic terminal operated by LLC Gazprom Neft Novy Port and located in the Gulf of Ob (Yamal peninsula).
The vessels are intended for escorting of tankers, assistance during mooring, loading and rescue operations, providing tugging assistance, firefighting, participation in oil spill response activities.
The ship can move with a speed of 2 knots in consolidated ice of up to 2.0 m thick with a 30-cm snow cover, both bow first and stern first.
Major characteristics: LOA – 121.7 m; BOA – about 26 m; waterline beam - 25 m; depth – 11.5 m; draft – 8 m.
Class notation by Russian Maritime Register of Shipping - KM Icebreaker8 AUT1-ICS FF1WS DYNPOS-2 EPP ANTI-ICE ECO SDS<12 Winterization(-50) Tug.
Main vessel's purposes are as follows: tankers' conveyance between Sabetta port and Kamenny Cape in the Gulf of Ob at ice conditions; tankers' conveyance to cargo region of oil export terminal (sea mooring system) at ice conditions; security support during mooring and tankers' loading.
The lead ship of Project IBSV01 named Aleksandr Sannikov (hull No 233) was laid down on 3 November 2015 and launched on 24 November 2016.
The second ship named Andrey Vilkitsky (hull No 234) was laid down on 14 December 2015 and launched on 5 July 2017.
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