The 600-class ships were built with a pair of engine rooms - on used on station, the other when underway. The B-1 engine room used on station is equipped with a pair of heating boilers, generators, air compressors and water heaters. The B-2 engine room contains additional backup systems, as well as the ship's main propulsion engine.

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