Russia: USC Inks USD 640 Million Contract to Build Four Diesel Icebreakers

The United Shipbuilding Corporation is going to build four diesel icebreakers for Rosmorport. The shipbuilding contract worth around USD 640 million was signed by the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport Rosmorrechflot and the United Shipbuilding Corporation, a federal agency said on Friday.

One of these icebreakers will be built at the Vyborg shipyard and three others are ordered from the Baltic shipyard.

The following documents were signed in the presence of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, following a meeting at Baltiysky Zavod​ shipyard in St Petersburg held on Friday:

– Contract for the construction of an icebreaker with a power output of 25 megawatts, and a completion date of October 2015;

– Contract for the construction of an icebreaker with a power output of 16 megawatts, and a completion date of May 2015;

– Contract for the construction of an icebreaker with a power output of 16 megawatts, and a completion date of August 2015;

– Contract for the construction of an icebreaker with a power output of 16 megawatts, and a completion date of October 2015;

– Subcontract for the construction of an icebreaker with a power output of 25 megawatts, and a completion date of October 2015;

– Agreement to plan the construction of a series of 60 megawatt nuclear powered ice-breakers;

– Agreement to prepare the Baltic Ship Plant to manufacture the hulls for two Mistral-class helicopter carriers.

Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, December 5, 2011; Image: gov.ru

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

Posted on December 5, 2011

In Depth>

Events>

<< Aug 2015 >>
MTWTFSS
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31 1 2 3 4 5 6

16th Annual FPSO World Congress 2015

This year, we will bring together more than 750 key stakeholders from oil companies, vessel owners, shipyards, financial organisations…

read more >

Marintec South America

Marintec – South American Maritime Exhibition for Shipbuilding, Platform and Maintenance

As part of the UBM/Seatrade portfolio, Marintec South America is a trade-show for anyone who wants to stay ahead in the maritime market.

Why visit?

  • Be inspired by thousands of products and services on show
  • Find out what´s new in the market by chatting to suppliers and peers
  • Come away with genuine solutions, exciting ideas, and a fresh outlook
  • Pick up new ideas from the experts of industry through our seminar sessions and technical presentation

Why Exhibit in Rio de Janeiro/ Brazil?

  • Rio de Janeiro is the headquarter of Petrobras and its mains shipyards / ship owners
  • Rio de Janeiro is an international reference center for training of professionals for the offshore oil and gas industry
  • Brazil produces over 2 million barrels of oil per day and the offshore production will double this by 2020
  • The Brazilian shipbuilding industry has been grown 19,5% per year since 2000
  • Investments in the industry should exceed BRL 200 billion before 2020
  • The oil and gas industry reached about 12% of the total Brazilian GDP and may reach 20% by 2020
  • The offshore exploration will move R$ 3.7 trillion over the next 30 years and will generate 87 million jobs
  • Petrobras’ total pre-salt needs estimate: 97 platforms, 510 support vessels and 140 oil tankers

Read more about the conference here.

read more >

Salvage & Wreck Asia 2014

At Asia’s only specialist salvage and wreck removal conference, delegates heard from industry leaders on topics including…

read more >

PIANC SMART Rivers Conference

The SMART Rivers Conference is a biennal forum bringing together those involved in river transport form developing and developed countries…

read more >