USCGC Polar Star Home from Arctic Waters

February 20, 2021 – Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB 10) returned to its homeport in Seattle Saturday following a months-long Arctic deployment to defend the nation’s maritime sovereignty and security throughout the region, develop future Arctic sailors, and gather high-latitude scientific data. The 45-year-old heavy icebreaker’s crew spent a majority of the patrol operating in the Bering and Chukchi…

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Project 22220 Arktika Delivered

October 21, 2020 – On October 21, Murmansk hosted the signing ceremony of the acceptance certificate for the lead universal nuclear-powered icebreaker Arktika, project 22220, built at the Baltic Shipyard (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation). The event was attended by Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Yuri Borisov, General Director of the State Atomic Energy Corporation “Rosatom” Alexei…

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Nuclear icebreaker Siberia relocated

October 16, 2020 – On October 16, the specialists of Baltiyskiy Zavod JSC (part of USC) carried out an operation to re-moor the first serial nuclear-powered icebreaker Sibir, Project 22220, to the seventh berth of the plant’s outfitting quay. The relocation of “Siberia” was carried out to continue the mooring tests of the nuclear-powered ship and to prepare an order…

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