Russian Maritime Registry of Shipping has performed the acceptance of the blank for atomic ice-breaker LK-60 at EMSS

Обечайка Ритм-200Blanks of reactor vessel of new generation RITM-200 for atomic ice-breaker LK-60, produced at PJSC “Energomashspetsstal”, have been accepted by Russian Maritime Registry of Shipping.

Technical observation for production of forged blanks of reactor vessel at EMSS was performed by supervising engineer of Federal independent institution of atomic vessel branch of Russian Maritime Registry of Shipping Oleg Shepelev.

He inspected the following items: blank of vessel flange of weight 61 t, blank of shell with nozzles (72t), two nozzle Обечайка Ритм-200blanks and four ring blanks. The inspection was carried out successfully.

“All stages of blanks production for reactor vessel: starting from steel melting to machining process and quality control system was shown to me at EMSS, – said Oleg Shepelev. – I was impressed with computerization of all processes. Central plant laboratory is perfectly equipped, documentation handling is well-organized, and it tells of high performance potential and excellent production organization”.

For atomic ice-breaker LK-60 Energomashspetsstal will produce 32 blanks. Fifteen of them were shipped at the end of December 2013, next four pieces have been accepted. Other parts are on different stages of production.