Icebreakers of FSUE “Rosmorport” have completed the pilotage in a number of seaports of the Azov-Black Sea, Caspian and Far Eastern basins
Due to the improvement of the ice situation, the period of icebreaking operations in 2020-2021 in the seaports of Vanino, Rostov-on-Don, Azov, Taganrog, Eysk, Olya, Astrakhan and on the approaches to them, as well as on the Volga-Caspian Sea Shipping Canal (VCSSC), has ended.
In total, during the ice navigation period of 2020-2021, more than 5,000 icebreaking operations were carried out in the abovementioned seaports.
In the seaport of Vanino, since the opening of ice navigation this season, the pilotage has been provided by two icebreakers of FSUE “Rosmorport”. Besides, since the beginning of the year, the Truzhenik tug with a reinforced ice class has been operating there. It became a part of FSUE “Rosmorport” fleet in 2020.
Six icebreakers operated in the seaports of Rostov-on-Don, Azov, and Taganrog, while two icebreakers operated in the seaports of Astrakhan, Olya, and the Volga-Caspian Sea Shipping Canal. Another icebreaker was conducting the pilotage on the approaches to the sea port of Eysk.
FSUE “Rosmorport” began to perform icebreaking operations of vessels from December 7, 2020.
In total, FSUE “Rosmorport” operates in 15 freezing seaports of the country and has a fleet of 36 icebreakers and icebreaking tugs. The icebreaking group of FSUE “Rosmorport” is the largest one in the world.