Press release from ST Engineering today:

Russia need more icebreakers:

One of two optic cable between mainland Norway and Svalbard failed:

But satellites will soon ensure that the people in Longyearbyen will be able to see the latest news and don’t miss their favourit sitcoms:

It’s probably worth mentioning that Project 21180M is comparable to USCGC Mackinaw in terms of size and icebreaking capability; it’s not a particularly large and powerful icebreaker.

Sibir will be passing along the Norwegian coast soon:

She left St. Petersburg this morning: