Building the hull of the first icebreaking stand-by vessel built in Helsinki started today at Arctech Helsinki Shipyard. Newbuilding 512 is the first of three icebreaking stand-by ships Russia’s largest shipping company Sovcomflot has ordered. Vessels will be operating in the North East Sakhalin Offshore region oil and gas field where they will serve the operator of Sakhalin-2, Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. (SEIC).
Arctech lays the keel for the new icebreaking offshore vessel – the first in a series of four vessels
December 17, 2015
Building the hull of the icebreaking multipurpose supply vessel for Sovcomflot, Russia’s largest shipping company, started today at the Arctech Helsinki shipyard with a festive keel laying. The vessel is the first of four icebreaking sister ships Sovcomflot has ordered.
The naming ceremony of the new-generation icebreaker built at Arctech Helsinki Shipyard took place today on December 11. In keeping with old shipbuilding tradition, a bottle of champagne was broken against the hull of the ship during the name-giving event. Paula Risikko, Second Deputy Speaker of the Finnish Parliament, serves as the vessel’s godmother.