New Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker “Siberia” will strengthen positions of Russia as a great Maritime power and help to solve many problems, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. Congratulation of the Russian President to employees of the Baltic plant in St. Petersburg was read at the ceremony, the presidential envoy in the northwestern Federal district, Nikolai Tsukanov, reports RIA “Novosti”.
“I am convinced that this powerful, Packed with advanced technologies to the icebreaker will significantly strengthen the capacity of the Russian nuclear fleet, will contribute to the solution of important multifaceted challenges facing the economy hand, to strengthening the position of Russia as a great sea power,” — said in the congratulation.
It is noted that the launching of the hull of the first serial universal nuclear-powered icebreaker LK-60Я “Siberia” national project 22220 at the Baltic shipyard in St. Petersburg will become a significant event in the framework of projects for development of Russian Arctic territories.
We will remind, on Friday at the Baltic shipyard in St. Petersburg has launched the hull of the first serial universal nuclear-powered icebreaker LK-60Я “Siberia” of project 22220.