a Unique ship will be the most powerful in the history of shipbuilding and can provide year-round posting of the commercial fleet along the Northern sea route.

Despite the complexity and the magnitude of the task, the company’s management is confident that the team will cope. General Director of the shipyard Sergey Tseluyko calls the construction of the icebreaker “big step forward” for the company.

the state Corporation Rosatom supported the initiative of Rosatomflot about the assignment of the heavy duty nuclear icebreaker of project 10510 names “Russia”.

– In the nuclear icebreaker fleet there is continuity in the names of ships, and established a tradition, according to which they are assigned names according to the names of geographical objects. Craft project 10510 has no analogues. It has exceptional technical characteristics that will allow it is guaranteed to provide year-round Postings in the Eastern Arctic region, – explained the choice of the name of the General Director of the FSUE “Atomflot” Mustafa Kashka.

the contract for the construction of the first “Leader” was signed between the shipyard “Zvezda” and “Atomflot” 23 APR 2020. The state customer of the icebreaker was made by the Rosatom state Corporation.

Shipbuilding complex “Zvezda” is selected the sole executor of this contract in accordance with the decision of President Vladimir Putin. For the construction of the lead icebreaker of a series of budget allocated 127,576 billion. Completion of construction of the icebreaker is scheduled for 2027.

in addition to “Russia” it is planned to build two icebreaker of this series.

help “RG”

Length “Russia” will be 210 meters, width – 47, draft 13 meters. The icebreaker will be equipped with two nuclear reactors RHYTHM-400, with four turbines and four propeller motors. The ship will be able to overcome ice thickness of more than four metres at a speed of two knots. When the thickness of the ice two meters, the speed of the icebreaker will be up to 12 knots. “Leader” will be able to plot a channel width of about 50 meters, which will enable cost-effective year-round navigation of large cargo ships and tankers Arc7 class hull width 50 metres along the Northern sea route.