Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker

Russia has launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker called Ural. It is part of an ambitious programme to renew and expand its fleet of vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic’s commercial potential. Ural is one of a trio which when it will be completed will be the largest and most powerful icebreakers… Continue reading Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker