Avraamiy Zavenyagin icebreaker

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Avraamiy Zavenyagin icebreaker Review and Specifications

Specifications of Avraamiy Zavenyagin icebreaker

Flag state Russia
Builder Arctech Helsinki Shipyard (Helsinki, Finland)
Year built 1984
Owner Norilsk Nickel
Speed 14 kn / 26 kph / 16 mph
Length (LOA) 77 m / 253 ft
Beam (width) 17 m / 56 ft
Gross Tonnage 1970 gt
Passengers 27
Crew 25
Decks 4

Review of Avraamiy Zavenyagin icebreaker

MS Avraamiy Zavenyagin ("ледокол Авраамий Завенягин") is an icebreaking vessel owned and operated by the Russian mining and metallurgical company "Norilsk Nickel".Avraamiy Zavenyagin icebreaker ship

One of the Russian river icebreaker ships, Avraamiy Zavenyagin is named after Lieutenant-General Avraami Pavlovich Zavenyagin (1901-1956). He was a leading figure in the USSR's nuclear projects (of the Soviet Union) during the 1940s and 1950s.

Until 2000, the vessel was named "Kapitan Krylov" ("Капитан Крылов"). In August 2015, the icebreaker Zavenyagin returned to the port of Dudinka (Taymyrsky Dolgano-Nenetsky District, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia) thoroughly refurbished and renovated, following a 2-year drydock in Arkhangelsk.

Avraamiy Zavenyagin itinerary program offers sailings in Russia’s Arctic Ocean waters with departures from homeport Arkhangelsk (European Russia).

Avraamiy Zavenyagin icebreaker vessel details

This vessel belongs to a series of all 8 "Kapitan Evdokimov"-class (project 1191) river icebreakers. Its sisters (with the same design) are the Kapitan-named ships Babichev, Borodkin, Chudinov, Demidov, Evdokimov, Metsayk, Moshkin.

  • The vessel has 1 dining room, Sauna, no swimming pool, no elevator, 1 helipad.
  • Max Draught: 2,6 m
  • Displacement tonnage: 2340 tons
  • DWT Deadweight tonnage: 328 tons
  • ice-breaking capacity 1 m
  • Power: 3x Wartsila 12V22B diesel engines (combined 4,8 MW power output), 3x generators (combined 4,6 MW output), 4x propulsion motors (each 0,95 MW power output)

Note: In case of poor AIS coverage, tracking the vessel's current location will be impossible. You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all icebreakers and ice-breaking research ships in the "itinerary" section of our Icebreakers hub. All states and their fleets are listed there.