Kapitan Dranitsyn Icebreaker Sets Sail
On May 8, 2016 Kapitan Dranitsyn icebreaker set sail in order to provide icebreaker support to vessels and perform unloading of general cargo on the fast ice of Alexandra Island of Franz Josef Land archipelago.
Also, during the voyage the icebreaker will transport over 100 passengers on board to the area of Alexandra Island and back.
The voyage will last approximately till early June 2016, after which Kapitan Dranitsyn comes back to Murmansk for supplies replenishment and goes to Saint Petersburg for scheduled repair.
For reference:Kapitan Dranitsyn icebreaker is in demand by Russian and foreign charterers for icebreaker support of various operations in the Arctic and Antarctic. More detailed information on technical characteristics and terms for icebreaker services provided by the Murmansk Branch can be found in section “Icebreaker Support of the Murmansk Branch.”