Multipurpose ice-breaking vessel (MISV) design MOSS-828 MISV was developed in 2004 by MOSS Maritime, Norwegian company, for service offshore ice-resistant platform “Prirazlomnaya”. During design works fulfilling, many model tests were carried out in ice basin of Krylov Shipbuilding Research Institute (KSRI) which allowed defining the design decisions complying the design specified requirements and specification. The field full scale tests with multipurpose ice-breaking vessel «Yury Topchev» carried out in May, 2007 in the Kara Sea have proved completely the accepted decisions. Full-scale tests have demonstrated that ice characteristics of MISV conform to specified requirements completely.

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