Arctech Helsinki Shipyard delivered a new icebreaking standby vessel

By Vessels

On Thursday, June 15, 2017, Helsinki Shipyard delivered and held a naming ceremony for a new multifunctional icebreaking standby vessel for Sovcomflot for the Sahalin-2 project.

The vessel is the second from four vessel order agreed with SCF Group and the first vessel was delivered in the end of January 2017. The multifunctional standby vessel had naming and delivering ceremony at the same time. Icebreaking standby vessel was named after Russian vice admiral and a polar explorer Stepan Makarov and she got a Godmother from Arctic Maritime Institute’s director Ekaterina Smyaglikova.

Stepan Makarov (deadweight 3,300 t) is under Russian flag and her home port is St. Petersburg in Russia. Her main duty from the beginning is supporting the Sakhalin-2 project in the Sea of Okhotsk.

STEPAN MAKAROV - IMO 9753727

Icebreaker Stepan Makarov fulfills international standards of ship construction that takes into account operations in hard, arctic conditions. Her ice class is 6 according to the classification of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

NB 512 STEPAN MAKAROV:

  • Icebreaking standby vessel
  • Length max 104,2 m
  • Beam max 21 m
  • Draught, max 7,9 m
  • Speed 16,8 kn
  • Gross Tonnage 8365
  • Deadweight (max) 3880 t
  • Crew 26
  • Pax 72

Classification RS [KM (*) ICEBREAKER6, AUT-1, OMBO, FF3WS, DYNPOS-2, ANTI-ICE, ECO, WINTERIZATION (-35), SUPPLY VESSEL, OIL RECOVERY SHIP, PASSENGER SHIP]

Source: Arctech