Murmansk will stay in the quay until the autumn 2015, thereafter she will be delivered to the Russian Ministry of Transport.
Icebreaker Murmansk for the Russian Ministry of Transport launched today at Arctech Helsinki Shipyard
March 25, 2015
The 16 MW Icebreaker for the Russian Ministry of Transport was launched at Arctech Helsinki Shipyard on March 25th, 2015. Before floating the vessel, she was given the name ceremonially by breaking of a champagne bottle on the bow of the vessel. The ship was named by the Godmother of the vessel Marina Vasilyevna Kovtun, the Governor of the Murmansk Region, who wished the best of luck for the Murmansk icebreaker.
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The building of the Icebreaker for the Finnish Transport Agency started on March 4th, 2015 in the honor of the 150th Anniversary of Helsinki Shipyard. The first keel block was layed down to the bottom of the shipbuilding dock by the festive traditions.
Arctech Helsinki Shipyard is in 100 % Russian ownership as United Shipbuilding Corporation bought the other half of the company shares from STX Finland Oy.
Arctech Helsinki Shipyard Inc. was founded in December 2010 as United Shipbuilding Corporation bought the first 50 % of the shipyard shares from STX Finland, a subsidiary of the Korean owned STX Europe. The joint venture was established to respond to the need of growing market of Arctic shipbuilding and to unite the Finnish and Russian maritime clusters. The new ownership arrangement is expected to further strengthen the Finnish-Russian shipbuilding cooperation.