Nuclear-powered icebreaker Current Affairs, GK & News
Despite environmentalists warning of serious risks to the region, Russia has launched the world’s first floating nuclear reactor – Akademik Lomonosov – across the Arctic. It was loaded with nuclear fuel from the Arctic port of Murmansk to begin its 5,000km voyage to voyage to Pevek in northeastern Siberia. The reactor’s trip is expected to ..
Russia has recently launched the third and final Project 22220 LK-60Ya-class nuclear-powered icebreaker – the Ural – at the Baltic Shipyard in St Petersburg to open up Arctic shipping routes.The ship is one of a trio that when completed will be the largest and most powerful icebreakers in the world. It is part of an ..
Topics: Arctic policy of Russia • Arctic resources race • Arktika • Arktika-class icebreaker • Icebreakers • Nuclear-powered icebreaker • Project 22220 icebreaker • Rosatom • Ship names • Ships • Sibir • Ural