Russia: Vyborg Shipyard Inks USD 272.6 Mln Icebreaker Construction Contract

Vyborg Shipyard and United Shipbuilding Corporation yesterday signed contract for the construction of two diesel-powered icebreakers. The contract, worth about RUB 8 billion (approx. $ 272.6 million), was signed by the President of JSC “USC” Roman Trotsenko and General Director of OJSC “Vyborg Shipyard” Valery Levchenko.

These two Icebreaker of Project 21900M – double-decker, equipped with a helipad, have the displacement of 10.000 tons with the length of 116 m and width of 26.5 m will be able to overcome the ice thickness up to 1.5 meters.

The inclusion of the Vyborg plant in the United Shipbuilding Corporation opens a new chapter in the glorious history of your legendary company”  said Roman Trotsenko.

Delivery deadline for new icebreakers is set for May and October 2015.

Vyborg Shipyard JSC is one of the largest shipbuilding companies of the North-Western Region of Russia with over 60-years’ experience in shipbuilding. Since the Shipyard was founded (1948) there have been built more than 200 different vessels with deadweight up to 12.000 tons, total displacement over 1,300,000 tons. The Shipyard employs more than 1500 people. Specialists of the Shipyard are certified by the leading international classification societies: Lloyd’s Register of Shipping, Germanischer Lloyd, Bureau Veritas, RINA.

Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, February 24, 2012; Image: vyborgshipyard

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