Kapitan A Radzhabov icebreaker

Kapitan A Radzhabov icebreaker cruise ship

Cruise line
Azerbaijan (Icebreakers)

Specifications of Kapitan A Radzhabov icebreaker

Year built1976  /  Age: 45
BuilderHelsinki Shipyard (Hietalahti-Helsinki, Finland)
ClassRussian diesel icebreaker
OperatorCBARS (Caspian Basin Accident-Rescue Service)
Speed13 kn / 24 kph / 15 mph
Length (LOA)56 m / 184 ft
Beam (width)16 m / 52 ft
Gross Tonnage1362 gt

Kapitan A Radzhabov icebreaker Review

Review of Kapitan A Radzhabov icebreaker

MS Kapitan A Radzhabov ("ледокол Капитан А. Раджабов") is an icebreaking vessel owned and operated by CBARS (Caspian Basin Accident-Rescue Service) Baku, Azerbaijan.

Kapitan A Radzhabov icebreaker ship

One of the Russian icebreaker ships, Kapitan A Radzhabov was built under yard number 410 as an ice-breaker tugboat for Russia's "Caspian Administration of Salvage, Rescue, Underwater and Towing Operations". The vessel was completed on October 5, 1976.

Kapitan A Radzhabov itinerary program includes ice-breaking works in the Caspian Sea leaving from its home-port Baku. Fun fact about Azerbaijan's capital Baku is that the city is 28 m (92 ft) below sea level. It is located on the southern part of the Absheron Peninsula (projecting into the sea).

Kapitan A Radzhabov icebreaker vessel details

The ice-breaker has two sister ships - Kapitan M Izmaylov and Kapitan Kosolapov, all three launched in 1976.

  • The vessel has 1 dining room, Sauna, no swimming pool, no elevator, 1 helipad (helicopter deck).
  • Max Draught: 4 m (13 ft)
  • DWT Deadweight tonnage: 354 tons
  • ice-breaking capacity 1 m
  • Power: 4 x Wartsila diesel engines (each 4 MW, or 16 MW combined power output), 2 electric motors (each 1270 kW, or 5,08 MW combined output)

Note: In the 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.

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