The fire on the icebreaker “Viktor Chernomyrdin” localized on the area of 300 square meters
Moscow. 27 Nov. INTERFAX.RU — Fire on the decks under construction at the Admiralty shipyards in St. Petersburg icebreaker “Viktor Chernomyrdin” in St. Petersburg is localized, have informed “Interfax” in press-service GU Ministry of emergency situations of St. Petersburg.
“Localization at 21:10 on third and fourth decks on the area of 300 square meters”, — said the Agency interlocutor.
Message about the fire at the shipyard arrived at 19.00. It was reported that the fire engulfed the second, third and fourth deck of the icebreaker. 20:07 fire grade is raised to 3. According to the latest MOE, injured two people.
Construction of the icebreaker “Viktor Chernomyrdin” was launched in October 2012. Initially, the transfer of the icebreaker to the customer was planned for 2015. Baltiysky Zavod icebreaker lowered into the water at the end of December 2016, then, according to the FSUE Rosmorport, the technical readiness of the icebreaker was 50%.
Deputy Minister of transport Viktor Olersky previously reported to journalists about plans to build diesel-electric icebreaker “Viktor Chernomyrdin” to the end of December 2018 and send it to ice trials in March and April 2019.
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