Arctech Helsinki Shipyard has been awarded a contract to build an icebreaking supply vessel for the Russia´s largest shipping company Sovcomflot. The new vessel will be built for the North East Sakhalin Offshore region oil and gas field where she will be used as a platform supply vessel for Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. (SEIC). The total value of the order is about EUR 100 million.
The world´s first oblique icebreaking emergency and rescue vessel “BALTIKA” close to the delivery at Arctech Helsinki Shipyard
April 9, 2014
The icebreaking multipurpose emergency and rescue vessel for the Russian Federal Agency of Sea and River Transport that will be operated by the FGI Gosmorspassluzhba (Russian Marine Emergency Rescue Service), is close to the delivery at Arctech Helsinki Shipyard. Baltika will be used in icebreaking, rescue and oil combatting operations in the Gulf of Finland.
The icebreaking rescue vessel Baltika left on sea trial on Thursday morning 6 March 2014. The trial will last for a couple of days. The sea trial is part of the test use of the ship, which is done to assure the functionality of the vessel systems.
Arctech Helsinki Shipyard is building an icebreaking multipurpose emergency vessel for the Russian Federal Agency of Sea and River Transport. At the moment the vessel is going though trials at the shipyard. The trials include testing of the sound system and lights of the vessel, which can be seen/heard around the Hietalahti harbour area.
The vessel will be delivered to the client in spring 2014.
Communications Manager Ilona Haarlaa
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Efficient and cost-effective icebreaker assistance is a critical factor affecting the competitiveness of Finland’s economy and foreign trade. It is the responsibility of the Finnish Transport Agency to provide the operating framework for winter navigation and to ensure effective year-round seaborne transports.