NOTE: Please note that while Kapitan Khlebnikov icebreaker expeditions are not offered for 2017, icebreaker expeditions are currently being offered on the 50 Years of Victory icebreaker. Click here for more details. The Kapitan Khlebnikov is a polar-class icebreaker combing power and technology with comfort. No passenger ship has transited the Northwest Passage more often than the renowned Kapitan Khlebnikov. Originally designed to take on the rigors of northern Siberia, the 24,000 horsepower engine and advanced ice-breaking technology take you places no other ship can.