18.01.2016

Achievements in the NSR waters

On the 25th of December at 13:00 icebreaker “Vaygach” finished the passage from Cape Dezhnev to Bely Island via the Northern Sea Route. Therefore the nuclear icebreaker of “Taimyr” class made the latest passage in the NSR waters – from the 17th to 25th of December and set up speed record. As the captain of i\b “Vaygach”, Leonid Irlits, said, the nuclear ship got over 2 250 miles in 7,5 days (or 185 hours). The average speed was 12 knots.

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