“Yauza” vessel aimed at operating in Arctic handed over to Navy after repair works

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A branch of the “Nerpa” shipyard, “Ship Repair Center “Zvezdochka”, has completed repair works of the “Yauza” large ice class cargo and passenger sea vehicle, extended its life for another 10 years and handed over the ship to the Navy, the press service of “Nerpa” reported.

It is reported that in the course of deep modernization 80% of the ship’s equipment was replaced, the residential unit was completed, modern control and radio communications systems were installed. The ship did not only change externally but also received a new name. “The former cargo ship was converted into an ice class cargo and passenger ship of the 550M project,” – said the plant.

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