Baltic Shipyard sets May 26 keel-laying for third Project 22220 icebreaker

United Shipbuilding Corporation’s (USC) Baltic Shipyard has confirmed that the keel for Russia’s third Project 22220 nuclear-powered icebreaker will be laid on May 26, 2020.

The vessel will be named Yakutia after the alternate name of Sakha, a republic in Russia’s far east.

As with its Project 22220 sisters, Yakutia will be operated by the country’s Rosatom atomic energy agency.

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