The vessel was launched in St. Petersburg and sent to the Gulf of Finland to fulfill the program of factory sea trials. Within three weeks, the commissioning team of the plant will check the operation of the equipment and mechanisms of the icebreaker.
The operation of the steam turbine plant, the electric propulsion systems of the vessel, the operation of shafting and deck mechanisms will be checked. It is also reported that speed and maneuvering characteristics, the functioning of general ship systems and automation will be tested. An important stage of testing is the verification of navigation, communication and operation systems of the helicopter complex.