Rossiya (icebreaker)

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Ледокол Россия в плавучем доке.jpg
Rossiya on a dry dock
History
Russia
Name: Rossiya (Россия)
Owner: Russian Federation
Operator: FSUE Atomflot
Port of registry:
Builder: Baltic Shipyard
Yard number: 702
Laid down: 20 February 1981[1]
Launched: 2 November 1983
Commissioned: 20 December 1985
Decommissioned: 2013
In service: 1985–2013[2]
Identification:
Status: Laid up
General characteristics [3]
Class and type: Arktika-class icebreaker
Tonnage:
Displacement: 23,000 tons
Length: 148 m (486 ft)
Beam: 30 m (98 ft)
Draught: 11 m (36 ft)
Depth: 17.2 m (56 ft)
Ice class: RMRS Icebreaker9
Installed power: Two OK-900A nuclear reactors (2 × 171 MW)
Two steam turbogenerators (2 × 27.6 MW)
Propulsion: Nuclear-turbo-electric
Three shafts (3 × 18 MW)
Speed: 20.6 knots (38.2 km/h; 23.7 mph) (maximum)
Endurance: 7.5 months
Crew: 189
Aircraft carried: 1 × Mi-2, Mi-8 or Ka-27 helicopter
Aviation facilities: Helipad and hangar for one helicopter

Rossiya (Russian: Россия) is a Russian Arktika-class nuclear-powered icebreaker.

During the winter of 2012-2013, Rossiya was stationed in the Gulf of Finland.[4]

According to Bellona, Rossiya was taken out of service in 2013 and is currently in "cold lay-up" awaiting disposal.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yard plate
  2. ^ Russian nuclear icebreaker Rossiya taking last voyage along Norway’s coast. Bellona, 11 April 2013. Retrieved 2016-11-16.
  3. ^ "Atomic Icebreakers Technical Data". rosatomflot.ru. Retrieved 9 October 2017.
  4. ^ Venäjä lähettää jättikokoisen atomimurtajan Suomenlahdelle. Tekniikka & Talous, 29 November 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-29.
  5. ^ Russia prepares to dismantle first nuclear icebreaker ever. Bellona, 14 November 2016. Retrieved 2016-11-16.