FSUE Atomflot

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FSUE Atomflot
Federal State Unitary Enterprise
IndustryNuclear icebreakers
Headquarters,
ParentRosatom
WebsiteOfficial website (English)

FSUE Atomflot or Rosatomflot (Russian: Атомфлот) is a Russian company and service base that maintains the world's only fleet of nuclear-powered icebreakers.[1][failed verification] Atomflot is part of the Rosatom group, and is based in the city of Murmansk.[2]

The company employs between 1000-2000 people. It offers tourist cruises (which account for ~7% of revenues).

It has a ship to transport radioactive waste, and another to monitor radiation. It houses a museum ship, the N.S. Lenin.

Activity[edit]

A total of about 1000 people work on atomic icebreakers, nuclear lighter carrier, ATO ‘s (atomic technology service), which are based on the nuclear fleet Atomflot. The command staff undergoes special training at the Admiral Makarov State Maritime Academy in St. Petersburg. In addition to cargo transportation along the Northern Sea Route, the Atomflot organizes tourist cruises, the profit from which amounts to 6-7% of the company's total profit.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Atomflot – Bellona". Bellona. Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2010-12-07.
  2. ^ "Russia opens up the icy Northeast Sea Route transport route to Asia". Intellinews. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  3. ^ Проект Кобылкина может остановить поток туристов в Арктику. Но средства оправдывают цель

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