Russian Admiralty Shipyard Will Build A Self-propelled Research Platform

- Apr 27, 2018-

The Russian hydrometeorological service company has signed a contract with the Admiralty shipyard in St. Petersburg to build a self-propelled Arctic research platform for 48 researchers and 12 crew members.welding overlay


According to reports, the platform will be named "North Pole" and is expected to start construction in early 2019 and be completed in 2020. The cost will be about 120 million U.S. dollars. It will have an Arc8 ice-grade symbol and can carry enough fuel to sail for 2 years. The Arctic Ocean conducts scientific research. pipe fittings


The platform will be 67.8 meters (222 feet) long, 22.5 meters (74 feet) wide, and 7,500 tons deadweight topping speeds of up to 10 knots. slip on flange