Russian icebreaker Arktika undergoes final series of sea trials

United Shipbuilding Corporation’s (USC) Baltic Shipyard began conducting the final series of sea trials for the Project 22220 nuclear-powered icebreaker Arktika on Tuesday, June 23.

The trials will be conducted over a span of three weeks in the Gulf of Finland and will cover the vessel’s icebreaking equipment, steam turbines, electric propulsion, anchor, steering devices, and navigation and communication systems.

Delivery to customer Rosatom is expected shortly after the vessel’s return to the shipyard upon conclusion of the trials.

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