Multifunctional icebreaking supply vessels "Vitus Bering" (NB-506)

Multifunctional icebreaking supply vessels (NB-506)

Arctech received an order for new multifunctional icebreaking supply vessels from the Russian shipping giant Sovcomflot. The vessels are build for Sakhalin-1 Arkutun-Dagi gas field, where they will be used as supply vessels for Exxon Neftegas Limited’s platform.

The main purpose for these vessels is to supply the gas production platform and to protect it from the ice. The icebreaking capability of the vessels is extremely high, they are able to operate independently in 1.7 meter thick ice. The production for hull block fabrication took place in Vyborg Shipyard 6 July 2011. The vessels will be delivered in spring 2013.

Technical information:

  • Delivery : 2012
  • Length : 99.9m
  • Breadth : 21.2m
  • Propulsion: 13MW azimuth

Project work:

  • machinery detail design: model, drawings in Aveva Tribon M3