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Nuclear-powered icebreaker Arktika has reached the North Pole

AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 04.10.2020

The first nuclear-powered icebreaker Arktika of project 22220 has reached the North Pole during her trials, the Baltic Shipyard said on Saturday, as quoted by TASS.

"At 18.00 on October 3, the future flagship of the national nuclear-powered fleet, the Arktika nuclear-powered ship of project 22220 reached the North Pole. During the two-week voyage from St. Petersburg to the city of Murmansk specialists of the builder's team of the Baltic Shipyard (incorporated into the United Shipbuilding Corporation) and the customer's representatives are inspecting the nuclear-powered icebreaker's operation in ice conditions," the statement says.

Topics: Nuclear ships, Russia

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