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Taymyr, Vaygach

Shallow-draft nuclear-powered icebreaker
Owner's name:
FSUE Atomflot
Main dimensions:
  • Length: 150 m
  • Breadth: 28.9 m
  • Draught: 7.5-9.0 m
  • Power plant: one KLT-40M nuclear reactor
  • Propulsion power: 36 MW

Two vessels were built by Wärtsilä Helsinki Shipyard (Finland): Taymyr (1988) and Vaygach (1989). After delivery from Finland, the vessels were towed to Leningrad, Soviet Union (today Saint Petersburg, Russia) for the installation of the nuclear plant.