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In honor of the new icebreaker of the FSUE "Rosmorport" "Viktor Chernomyrdin" a limited collection of Troika cards has been issued

By order of the FSUE "Rosmorport", the State Unitary Enterprise "Moscow Metro" issued a limited edition of Troika cards with the picture of "Viktor Chernomyrdin", the largest and most powerful non-nuclear icebreaker in the world.

Earlier in November, a solemn ceremony of raising the State Flag of the Russian Federation on the FSUE "Rosmorport" icebreaker "Viktor Chernomyrdin" was held in the presence of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

The cards were issued in a limited edition and will be available from November 18 at cash desks and machines on the circle line and metro stations in the center of Moscow.

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The Viktor Chernomyrdin diesel-electric icebreaker has a capacity of 25 MW. It was built to ensure the uninterrupted piloting of vessels in the Gulf of Finland. The icebreaker can also operate in the Arctic and the Antarctic.

The Viktor Chernomyrdin has an Icebreaker8 ice class and is able to accelerate up to 17.8 knots in open water, pass ice up to 2 meters thick at a continuous running at a speed of 2 knots. Besides, the icebreaker can perform operations in ice up to 3 meters in height.

This is a modern, high-tech and maneuverable vessel. The icebreaker has the highest automation class and can be controlled from the bridge by just one person.

The multifunctional icebreaker has two helipads. It can not only provide icebreaker assistance but also participate in scientific expeditions, transport containers and dangerous goods. The crew consists of 38 people. The Victor Chernomyrdin can take on board up to 90 specialists. Depending on the tasks assigned to this vessel, these specialists can be the members of scientific expeditions, workers, or representatives of contracting organizations. Fuel autonomy is up to 60 days.