Icebreaking shuttle tankers for transportation crude oil in Russian arctic region – from Varandey terminal in Pechora Sea to Murmansk without icebreaking assistance.
The three vessels have been successfully in operation since 2008.
Type of vessel: Arctic Shuttle Tanker
Type of work done: Outline and Tender design, Ice model tests
Builder: Samsung Heavy Industries
Length: 258,0 m
Breadth: 34,0 m
Draught: 14.0 m
Propulsion: 2 × 10 MW Azipod drives
Icebreaking capacity: 3 knots in 1,5 m level ice + 20 cm snow
Ice class: RMRS LU 6