The insurer VSK began a damage assessment of the icebreaker «Viktor Chernomyrdin»

© Photo : the North-Western investigatory management on transport SK Hidaka Viktor Chernomyrdin at the Admiralty shipyards in St. Petersburg after the fireThe insurer VSK began a damage assessment of the icebreaker «Viktor Chernomyrdin»© Photo : North-Western investigatory management on transport SK the Russian Federation

VSK insurance company, the insurer under construction in St. Petersburg icebreaker «Viktor Chernomyrdin» has begun to evaluate the damage caused to the ship by fire, reported the press service of the insurer.

Earlier Wednesday, the press service of «Admiralty shipyards», where the cost of diesel-electric icebreaker, told RIA Novosti that he was insured in VSK.

The insurer confirmed the information, adding that, in particular, «the insured risks of damage during construction, costs associated with recovery and prevention of losses and civil liability of ship-building company before third parties».

«CAO «VSC» has begun procedure of consideration of the incident of the loss and determine the amount of damage caused to the insured object», — stated in the message.

It indicates that the policyholder is OOO «Baltic shipyard – Shipbuilding», all risks under the agreement was reinsured in the Russian national reinsurance company.

The fire occurred on the evening of 27 November, one person was injured, who received burns to hands and body parts. The investigating authorities opened a criminal case on the fact of fire. According to preliminary data, ignition happened from-for non-compliance with safety rules during the construction work. The fire had damaged the inner lining, wiring, electrical equipment that caused the damage for the sum more than 1,5 million rubles, said the North-Western investigatory management on transport SK the Russian Federation.

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