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The contract for the construction of the atomic icebreaker “Leader” between the state Corporation “Rosatom” and shipbuilding complex “Zvezda” will be signed in the near future. It is reported TASS citing the head of the Corporation Alexey Likhachev.
“What about the icebreaker “Leader” with 2026-2027 year is confirmed by the “Stars”. Now the contract we will sign,” he said. Which yard can be built four LNG icebreaker for penetrations from the Gulf of Ob to the Kara sea, is not specified.
It is assumed that the “Leader” first in the world will be able all year round to hold court for the Northern sea route with ice thickness up to four meters
The construction of the icebreaker is provided by the national project “Comprehensive plan for the modernization and expansion of backbone infrastructure,” which is calculated till 2024.
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