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    Arctech launches icebreaking EERV

    Yard News // December 13, 2013

    Arctech shipyard in Finland has launched an icebreaking multipurpose emergency and rescue vessel (ERRV) for the Russian Federal Agency of Sea and River Transport. The unit will be operated by the FGI Gosmorspassluzhba (Russian Marine Emergency Rescue Service).

    The vessel, Baltika, will be used for icebreaking, rescue and oil combatting operations in the Gulf of Finland.

    The vessel being built at Helsinki shipyard has an asymmetric hull and uses Aker Arctic's 'oblique' icebreaker design.

     

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