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    Post  Isos on Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:15 pm

    Just saw that they need only 2-3 years to build one of them. That's a very good news.
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    Post  PapaDragon on Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:58 pm

    Isos wrote:Just saw that they need only 2-3 years to build one of them. That's a very good news.

    And they will be built at Zvezda which means that current shipyard in St. Pete will be free to take more orders for Arktika-class if they need some extras
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    Post  miketheterrible on Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:01 am

    Isos wrote:Just saw that they need only 2-3 years to build one of them. That's a very good news.

    Benefits of having state of the art, brand new shipyard.
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    Post  PapaDragon on Sat Oct 27, 2018 11:07 pm


    Fresh photo:

    https://sdelanounas.ru/blogs/113450/

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    Post  Hole on Sun Oct 28, 2018 11:12 am

    Serbia should order one to keep the Danube clear. Very Happy lol!
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    Post  PapaDragon on Sun Oct 28, 2018 4:12 pm

    Hole wrote:Serbia should order one to keep the Danube clear. Very Happy lol!

    Yeah we could definitely use something new though not nuclear

    That winter from couple of years back was too close for comfort
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    Post  George1 on Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:11 pm

    The first reactor of the floating nuclear power unit "Akademik Lomonosov" was launched

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    https://bmpd.livejournal.com/3402899.html
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    Post  PapaDragon on Sun Nov 11, 2018 2:00 pm

    George1 wrote:The first reactor of the floating nuclear power unit "Akademik Lomonosov" was launched

    https://ic.pics.livejournal.com/bmpd/38024980/6110144/6110144_original.jpg

    https://bmpd.livejournal.com/3402899.html

    George, this thing ain't no icebreaker, it's a powerplant. I posted it in Nuclear Industry tread




    ALSO:

    Replacement for Viktor Chernomirdin Icebreaker is being designed since that class has been problematic and will not be built any further.

    Name is LK-40 and it's supposed to be able to use both diesel and LNG:

    http://tehnoomsk.ru/node/3398

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    Post  Hole on Sun Nov 11, 2018 4:19 pm

    LNG is the new thing for ships.

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    Post  dino00 on Fri Nov 23, 2018 10:52 am

    Project 22220

    The order for the construction of icebreakers at Baltzavod will be expanded from three to five

    Rosatom is the customer

    MOSCOW, November 23. / Tass /. The order for construction of an icebreaker at the Baltic plant for the development of the Arctic region will be expanded from three to five vessels, Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov told reporters on Friday.

    “The President has set tasks for the development of the Arctic region, for this purpose an icebreaker fleet is being formed and reconstructed. Today, three 60 MW icebreakers are under construction at the Baltic Shipyard. Soon this order will be expanded to five [icebreakers],” said Borisov.

    According to him, the only executor for the construction of a new icebreaker "Leader", and there are three such ships to be built, will be the Zvezda plant in the Far East. The customer of these icebreakers is Rosatom.

    The Deputy Prime Minister noted that the production capabilities of Zvezda are focused on large-capacity shipbuilding. “The presence of this icebreaking fleet will ensure the volume of cargo turnover that the president is setting for us - reaching about 120 million tons per year,” added Borisov.

    Earlier, the head of the United Shipbuilding Corporation announced plans to conclude before the end of this year a contract to build two universal nuclear icebreakers of the project 22220 in addition to the three already under construction.

    https://tass.ru/ekonomika/5825547
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    Post  PapaDragon on Fri Nov 23, 2018 12:32 pm

    dino00 wrote:Project 22220

    The order for the construction of icebreakers at Baltzavod will be expanded from three to five
    .........
    “The President has set tasks for the development of the Arctic region, for this purpose an icebreaker fleet is being formed and reconstructed. Today, three 60 MW icebreakers are under construction at the Baltic Shipyard. Soon this order will be expanded to five [icebreakers],” said Borisov.

    According to him, the only executor for the construction of a new icebreaker "Leader", and there are three such ships to be built, will be the Zvezda plant in the Far East. The customer of these icebreakers is Rosatom.
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    OH YEAH BABY, BEST NEWS ALL WEEK HELL, WHOLE MONTH!!! thumbsup


    So 2 more Arktika-class AND 3 (three!!!) Lider-class​ icebreakers, this will be sight to behold.


    This is me upon hearing this news:
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    So any guesses on names? Kamchatka and Volga are next two largest things on the list.

    As for Liders they should go with Asia, Europe and Antarctica.




    Also:

    dino00 wrote:...Rosatom is the customer...

    Well obviously, I sure as hell don't expect Greenpeace to order some... Razz
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    Post  Tingsay on Fri Nov 23, 2018 3:15 pm

    [quote="PapaDragon"]
    dino00 wrote:Project 22220


    This is me upon hearing this news:
    https://preview.redd.it/7v5nrhjf26y11.png?width=640&crop=smart&auto=webp&s=344c793403b22c5b05b2a1d6659d21d7fbf7214f lol1


    You're a weeb? Very Happy

    Great news! Lider is gonna be handsome ship. russia

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    Post  Hole on Fri Nov 23, 2018 5:24 pm

    It also means that Zvezda will be capable of installing nuclear reactors on ships.
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    Post  Isos on Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:04 pm

    https://mobile.twitter.com/iren_maxx/status/1067502200669253634

    A fire started during construction of an icebreaker I think in russian shipyard.
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    Post  Tingsay on Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:08 pm

    Chernomyrdin caught fire No

    What an embarassing year for Russian Navy this year is.


    http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/25156/russian-icebreaker-under-construction-bursts-into-flames-injuring-at-least-two
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    Post  miketheterrible on Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:51 pm

    Tingsay wrote:Chernomyrdin caught fire No

    What an embarassing year for Russian Navy this year is.


    http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/25156/russian-icebreaker-under-construction-bursts-into-flames-injuring-at-least-two

    I Don't believe this belongs to the Russian navy... As well, it was a minimul damage ($20,000 damage) and now they will have to speed up repair now after the fire caught. 1 guy sent to hospital, other guy refused and just got checked up on site.

    Making a mountain out of a mole hill.

    http://tass.com/economy/1033232
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    Post  Tingsay on Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:10 pm

    miketheterrible wrote:

    I Don't believe this belongs to the Russian navy... As well, it was a minimul damage ($20,000 damage) and now they will have to speed up repair now after the fire caught. 1 guy sent to hospital, other guy refused and just got checked up on site.

    Making a mountain out of a mole hill.

    http://tass.com/economy/1033232

    This incident alone is not big ofcourse. But the combination of the 2 earlier fires this year, the PD-50 and Kuz incident, the breaking down of one Karakurt and now this, makes the year a very bad one.
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    Post  SeigSoloyvov on Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:44 pm

    Isos wrote:https://mobile.twitter.com/iren_maxx/status/1067502200669253634

    A fire started during construction of an icebreaker I think in russian shipyard.

    That's the Viktor Chernomyrdin

    Looks like they had a spark and it blew, it could have been worse. They handled it fairly well in this case.
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    Post  PapaDragon on Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:06 pm


    Usual slacking off on fire safety.

    Pay cut and boot up the ass should clear it up.
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    Post  Hole on Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:33 pm

    Still outdone by Norway loosing a billion dollar frigate. Laughing
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    Post  George1 on Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:19 am

    The Russian prime minister, Dmitry Medvedev, visited the Baltic shipyard on November, 28th. He announced the continuation of the construction of nuclear icebreakers of the LK-60Ya-class (Project 22220). He also announced that Russia will order two additional icebreakers of this class in the next months, after the completion of the first three, Arktika, Sibir and Ural, that are already under construction. As a universal nuclear-powered icebreaker, the LK-60Ya can operate on deep sea and also on rivers.

    He also announced, that the Baltic shipyard will take part in the construction of the "Leader"-class icebreaker (LK-120Ya, Project 10510), that is intended for construction at the Zvezda shipyard in Russia's Far East. Because of it's weight, the LK-120Ya can only operate on the deep sea.

    https://www.fontanka.ru/2018/11/28/124/?fbclid=IwAR0AR41wQHSdc1qJMU_scGLWqdFRiP3kOHWBwncw1cR6qkUC9-EFeqQjASw
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    Post  Tsavo Lion on Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:42 am

    I wonder why they put a helo pad on the bow instead of fantail? Not safe IMO!
    http://tehnoomsk.ru/node/3398

    We still don't have enough nuclear icebreakers

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    Post  Tingsay on Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:18 am

    Tsavo Lion wrote:I wonder why they put a helo pad on the bow instead of fantail? Not safe IMO!
    http://tehnoomsk.ru/node/3398

    We still don't have enough nuclear icebreakers


    Looks really good though, very unique.
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    Post  dino00 on Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:15 pm

    The cost of creating two icebreakers of the project 22220 will be about 100 billion rubles

    Earlier it was reported that the contract for the construction of the fourth and fifth icebreakers could be concluded with the Baltic plant in the first quarter of 2019

    SAINT-PETERSBURG, December 5th. / TASS /. The construction of the fourth and fifth nuclear icebreakers of the project 22220 will cost about 100 billion rubles. Alexey Smirnov, Project Manager 22220 at the Baltic Shipyard, told this to journalists on the sidelines of the Arctic: Present and Future Forum.

    Earlier, a TASS source in industrial circles of St. Petersburg announced that a contract for the construction of the fourth and fifth icebreakers 22220 could be concluded with the Baltic Shipyard in the first quarter of 2019. Later, the deputy head of the Directorate of the Northern Sea Route, Maxim Kulinko, stated that the construction of these vessels would use a mixed financing scheme.

    "The cost of construction for two vessels combined in the amount of about 100 billion rubles, which includes both the cost of construction and indirect costs ... ensuring guarantees of contract execution, including insurance of the vessel during construction," said Smirnov. He noted that the contract provides funding for the contracting of equipment for both vessels at once, which will help reduce the cost of the order.

    https://tass.ru/ekonomika/5876084
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    Post  Singular_Transform on Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:18 pm

    dino00 wrote:The cost of creating two icebreakers of the project 22220 will be about 100 billion rubles

    Earlier it was reported that the contract for the construction of the fourth and fifth icebreakers could be concluded with the Baltic plant in the first quarter of 2019

    SAINT-PETERSBURG, December 5th. / TASS /. The construction of the fourth and fifth nuclear icebreakers of the project 22220 will cost about 100 billion rubles. Alexey Smirnov, Project Manager 22220 at the Baltic Shipyard, told this to journalists on the sidelines of the Arctic: Present and Future Forum.

    Earlier, a TASS source in industrial circles of St. Petersburg announced that a contract for the construction of the fourth and fifth icebreakers 22220 could be concluded with the Baltic Shipyard in the first quarter of 2019. Later, the deputy head of the Directorate of the Northern Sea Route, Maxim Kulinko, stated that the construction of these vessels would use a mixed financing scheme.

    "The cost of construction for two vessels combined in the amount of about 100 billion rubles, which includes both the cost of construction and indirect costs ... ensuring guarantees of contract execution, including insurance of the vessel during construction," said Smirnov. He noted that the contract provides funding for the contracting of equipment for both vessels at once, which will help reduce the cost of the order.

    https://tass.ru/ekonomika/5876084

    The two icebreaker cost as much as a nimitz carrier.

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