Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) has performed survey of the forged blanks of a new generation RITM-200 reactor vessel for the lead dual draft nuclear icebreaker Arktika (project 22220).
The new icebreaker Arktika is built to RS class with the class notation КM Icebreaker 9  AUT2-ICS EPP. During the construction of the icebreaker, RS experts performed survey of the hull, machinery, equipment, devices, radio navigation and electrical facilities, automation equipment in compliance with the requirements of RS rules, RS-approved project documentation as well as with the applicable requirements of international codes and conventions.
Upon the completion of construction, RS will continue survey of the icebreaker under operation.
Press Release, March 7, 2014