Russian Twins Named at Nordic Yards

Seventeen months after steel was first cut at Nordic Yards, the naming ceremony for two identical ice-breaking rescue and salvage vessels has taken place today.  The Beringov Proliv and Murman were built for the Russian Ministry of Transport (Rosmorrechflot) for use in the Sakhalin region and North-East Passage around Murmansk, respectively. During the naming ceremony Dr … [Read more...]

Nordic Yards Launches Pair of Multi-Purpose Icebreakers for Russia’s Ministry of Transport

By Shubin Aleksey Andreyevich, On 21 September 2014, Nordic Yards launched two 7MW multipurpose salvage/icebreaker vessels, the Bering Strait and Murman from their shipyard in Wismar, Germany.  The two vessels are part of project MPSV06 and are being built for the Russian Ministry of Transport under the federal target program "Development of transport system of Russia … [Read more...]