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AGB Xuelong 2

Ship nameSnow Dragon 2
Ship typePolar Scientific Icebreaker
Ice classPolar Class 3
ownerChina Polar Research Center
Port of registry China Shanghai
builder China China Shipbuilding Corporation Jiangnan Shipyard
Construction dayDecember 20, 2016
Launch daySeptember 10, 2018
Service dayJuly 11, 2019
current stateIn service
Displacement13996- 14,300 tons
full length122.5 meters (402 feet)
Full width22.32 meters (73 feet)
Draft7.85 meters (26 feet)
Engines
  • 2 x Wrtsil 16V32
  • 2 x Wrtsil 12V32
  • Propulsion
  • Diesel-electric; two ABB Azipod units (2 7.5 MW)
  • Two bow thrusters
  • power 15000KW
    speed
  • 12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph) (1 engine)
  • 15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph) (2 engines)
  • 2-3 knots continuous icebreaking with ice thickness of 1.5 m + 0.2 m
  • Endurance distance20000 nautical miles
    Crew90 people
    aircraft2 helicopters



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