Vessel nationality: Russia
Vessel owner: Russian Federal Government
Vessel operator: Murmansk Shipping Co.
Vessel web page: http://www.msco.ru
Vessel Activities and Operating Areas
Vessel's main activity: Polar icebreaking in support of shipping and research vessels.
Vessel operating areas: All arctic seas, including heavy icebreaking
Year and place built: 1985
Type of engine: Atomic reactor
Vessel length in meters: 148
Beam (Breadth) in meters: 30
Draft in meters: 11
Vessel type: Polar Icebreaker
Displacement GRT: 23000
Vessel Performance and Capabilities
Cruising speed (knots, open water): 20,6
Endurance (days): 225
Icebreaking capability: The Rossija has a steel hull 48 mm ( about 1.8 inches) thick and can break ice 2 to 3 meters thick continuously at 3 knots.
Crew berths: 150
Scientist berths: 100
Onboard science equipment:
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