The new-generation Aker Arc130A icebreakers will be 121.7 metres in length, have a beam of 25 metres and a design draft of eight metres. The vessels will have a diesel-electric propulsion system, powered by azimuth thrusters (two 7,500 KW thrusters at the back and one 6,500 KW thruster at the front). Once built, the vessels will be operated under the Russian flag.
Gazprom Neft operates throughout the most significant oil- and gas-producing regions of the Russian Federation, including the Khanty-Mansi and Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrugs, and the Tomsk, Omsk, Orenburg Oblasts. The corporate structure of Gazprom Neft includes more than 70 upstream, refining, and retailing enterprises throughout Russia, the CIS and abroad.
Gazprom Neft Novy Port, a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft, is operator of the Novy Port project, managed by Gazpromneft-Razvitie LLC.
The Vyborg Shipyard PJSC is one of the largest shipbuilding companies of the North-Western Region of Russia, with 65 years’ experience in shipbuilding. More than 200 different vessels have been built since the shipyard’s establishment in 1948, amounting to a total tonnage (deadweight) of over 1,550,000 tonnes. Since 2012 the Vyborg Shipyard has been part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation.
* The propulsion system is that part of a vessel’s power system driving the azimuth thrusters for propulsion. It typically includes the generators, motors, and transmission system, etc.
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