• At the time of the Arctic forum icebreaker "Novorossiysk" will become a hotel

  • The latest Russian icebreaker "Novorossiysk" during the IV international Arctic forum "the Arctic — territory of dialogue" on March 29-30, will be moored in the Arkhangelsk and become part of the exposure equipment, as well as a hotel. About it reports TASS with reference to the Governor of the Arkhangelsk region Igor Orlov.

    "75 places on the "Novorossiysk" will be used as seats for guests," said Orlov. In addition to the icebreaker will be put on display equipment of the emergencies Ministry and companies operating in the Arctic, as well as helicopters and other specialized equipment.

    10 Feb icebreaker back from his first Arctic trip. The flight of "Novorossiysk" lasted just over a week, he was taken to the island of Alexandra Land 160 tons of cargo and carried a passenger motor ship "Klavdiya Elanskaya" with 200 passengers.

    Icebreaker "Novorossiysk" is one of the latest vessels of this class, the company "Rosmorport" got it at the end of 2016.

    Ships of this type operating on the diesel-electric engine, able to overcome the ice thickness of up to 1.5 meters. They are used in waters of the Baltic, White and other freezing seas.

    29-30 March Russia will host the forum "the Arctic — territory of dialogue". It is expected about 1 500 participants from 14 countries, including the UK, Denmark, Iceland, Canada, China, Norway, USA, Finland, Switzerland, Japan. The heads of the largest Russian and international companies operating in the Arctic, international experts, politicians and scientists.


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