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Australia to Receive New Antarctic Icebreaker Nuyina, Reports Suggest

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RSV Nuyina - Sputnik International, 1920, 01.09.2021
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A new Antarctic icebreaker, Nuyina, has set sail for the Australian port of Hobart from the Netherlands and will arrive in the country in six weeks, ABC News reported.
The new research and supply vessel cost the federal government 1.9 billion Australian dollars (approximately $1.39 billion USD) and will be replacing the Aurora Australis, which operated from 1989 to 2020. Nuyina has been in development for the last 10 years and can resist 45 foot-high waves and temperatures as low as -22 degrees Fahrenheit.
The Avraamy Zavenyagin icebreaker at the seaport of Dudinka. The federal Arctic port on the Northern Sea Route Dudinka is the largest in Siberia and the northernmost international seaport in Russia. - Sputnik International, 1920, 13.06.2021
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The ship is expected to operate for the next 30 years and will be able to leave for three-month trips.
According to Ley, the vessel is expected to "establish [Australia's] Antarctic legacy for generations to come".
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