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The ice breaker “Vaigach” came to work at the Northern Sea Way.

The ice breaker “Vaigach” goes in four-months expedition on the 1st of July. During this time it will follow vessels through the Northern Sea Way going for Sakhalin and Chukotka within the frames of exploration of the Artic shelf.

Navigational season on the Northern sea way continues. The ice breaker “Vaigach” goes for the long-term journey, it can go through ices with thickness up to 1 meter 70 centimeters and work in bays and rivers. 

“During summer navigation we follow vessels on the Northern Sea Way from the Novaya Zemlya to the Chukotka Sea and the Bering Strait according to ice circumstances” quotes the captain of the atomic ice breaker “Vaigach” – Sergey Papko.

At this time other ice breakers are also involved in implementation of the Arctic projects. “Taimyr” works at  building of the marine port Sabetta, “50 years of Victory” finishes the number of touristic expeditions to the Northern Pole and “Yamal” is ready to take up duty of following vessels through the outer border of the continental shelf of Russia.


Photo and material IA “Arctica-Info”

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