Nuyina's internal fit-out

The Nuyina's two 55 tonne cranes are in place and the bridge windows installed.
The Nuyina's two 55 tonne cranes are in place and the bridge windows installed. (Photo: Michiel Jordaan)
The main engines of the icebreaker.The Nuyina's diesel generators are uncovered and being connected.The marine science 'wet lab' for processing samples and specimens from the deep sea.The future mess (dining room) where expeditioners will enjoy hearty meals and 24/7 chocolate biscuits.

Australia’s new Antarctic icebreaker RSV Nuyina is getting a taste of some cold weather at the Damen shipyards in Romania. Despite blowing snow and temperatures as low as −10 degrees Celsius, construction is progressing, including on the internal fit out.