Far Eastern Basin Branch News

Introductory tour to the Kapitan Khlebnikov icebreaker

A delegation consisting of Primorsky Territory Tourism Department Director Konstantin Shestakov and representatives of mass media, including the television channels “Rossiya” and “OTV Prim”, visited the Kapitan Khlebnikov icebreaker on July 18, 2018.

The major purpose of the visit was to prepare information and reports on technical capabilities of the FSUE “Rosmorport” icebreaker fleet for providing icebreaker support of vessels on the Northern Sea Route and on the use of the icebreaker fleet for the development of tourism in the Arctic and the Antarctic.

The icebreaker’s captain, Vladimir Boldakov, told the guests about key particulars of the Kapitan Khlebnikov icebreaker and the specifics of the work of crewmembers in severe winter conditions of the Arctic seas.