Kapitan A Radzhabov icebreaker Review and Specifications
Specifications of Kapitan A Radzhabov icebreaker
|Year built||1976 / Age : 43|
|Builder||Helsinki Shipyard (Hietalahti-Helsinki, Finland)|
|Class||Russian diesel icebreaker|
|Operator||CBARS (Caspian Basin Accident-Rescue Service)|
|Speed||13 kn / 24 kph / 15 mph|
|Length (LOA)||56 m / 184 ft|
|Beam (width)||16 m / 52 ft|
|Gross Tonnage||1362 gt|
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.
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 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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