Media: in the Arctic will be the Russian radiation ship-scavenger


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Special versatile Maritime transport INF-2 take out of the Arctic and the Far East radioactive waste, and deliver equipment and supplies to the Arctic brigades of the Ministry of defence, the newspaper “Izvestia”. The vessel has been designed by the specialists of Krylov state research center with the support of the Ministry of industry and trade.

Transport belongs to the class of vessels “river-sea” that is, to walk as along the Northern sea route and the rivers. INF-2 is a single-deck ship with icebreaking form of the extremities of the body. Its length is 140 meters, a displacement of 12 thousand tons.

The construction of the INF-2 is expected to begin in 2020.